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Open Mainframe Project TAC Meeting - July 8, 2021

Date/Time

Meeting held monthly on the second Thursday of the month unless otherwise stated. Agenda to be posted at https://github.com/openmainframeproject/tac/issues?q=is%3Aopen+is%3Aissue+label%3A%22meeting%22

Timezone Date/Time
America/Los_Angeles Thu 08-Jul-2021 10:00 (10:00 AM)
America/Denver Thu 08-Jul-2021 11:00 (11:00 AM)
America/Chicago Thu 08-Jul-2021 12:00 (12:00 PM)
America/New_York Thu 08-Jul-2021 13:00 (01:00 PM)
Europe/London Thu 08-Jul-2021 18:00 (06:00 PM)
Europe/Amsterdam Thu 08-Jul-2021 19:00 (07:00 PM)
Asia/Shanghai Fri 09-Jul-2021 01:00 (01:00 AM)
Asia/Tokyo Fri 09-Jul-2021 02:00 (02:00 AM)

Or in your local time:

All meetings are listed on the Open Mainframe Project calendar at https://lists.openmainframeproject.org/calendar, subject to the mailing lists you are subscribed to.

Conference call details

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Meeting ID: 290 221 938

International numbers available: https://zoom.us/zoomconference?m=4ywiZErrEEDIHL6VXNjfZ-PXcfjeWMjs

Meeting recording

Attendance

Voting member rollcall:

  • Phil Tully, ADP ( Platinum Member )
  • Gregory MacKinnon, Broadcom ( Platinum Member )
  • Javier Perez, IBM ( Platinum Member )
  • Tatiana Balaburkina, Rocket Software ( Platinum Member )
  • Mark Post, SUSE ( Platinum Member )
  • James Caffrey, IBM ( ADE )
  • Sudharsana Srinivasan, IBM ( COBOL Programming Course )
  • Bob Dahlberg, VCU ( Mentorship )
  • Sean Grady ( Zowe )

Quorum Achieved.

Other Attendees

  • Mike Friesenegger
  • Yvette LaMar
  • Mike MacIsaac
  • Dan HorĂ¡k
  • Len Santalucia
  • Kip Twitchell
  • Alexander Efremkin
  • Vincent Terrone
  • Derek Britton
  • Joe Winchester
  • Ingo Adlung
  • Chien Yueh
  • Hiren Shah

Agenda

Extracted from meeting-agenda labelled issues and pull requests from openmainframeproject/tac prior to the meeting.

  • COBOL Working Group annual review #226
  • POC for LFX Chat/Matrix #191
  • Project updates ( list at https://tac.openmainframeproject.org/#projects-and-working-groups )

Action Items

  • Open Mainframe Summit CFP closes July 16, 2021
  • Zowe project review at next TAC meeting
  • Start sharing OMP projects idea for OMP Mentorship fall submissions
    • Looking for a maintainer for Debian on s390x

Notes

COBOL Working Group annual review

  • Derek Britton presenting
  • Details of the working group is available in a Word document
  • Progress from last year
    • Just formed within the last year
    • Recruitment of members
    • Online survey with 300 global responses
    • Awareness
    • Technical subproject
    • COBOL training
  • TAC approves renewing the CWG for another year

POC for LFX Chat/Matrix

  • Feedback from Zowe and Geneva ERS
    • Kip Twitchell reported that they ran into some technical issue and reported them
  • Looking for additional projects interested in joining the POC

Project updates

  • Zowe update given by Sean Grady
  • COBOL Training Course given by Joe Winchester (Sudarshna was absent)
  • Consolez update given by Michael MacIsaac
  • Feilong update given by Mike Friesenegger
  • GenevaERS update given by Kip Twitchell
  • OMP Education update given by Yvette LaMar
  • Tessia update given by Alexander Efremkin
  • Zorow update given by Hiren Shah
  • Open z/OS Enablement update given by Kip Twitchell
  • Debian working group update given by Javier Perez