Open Mainframe Project TAC Meeting - October 27, 2022

Meeting Recording

A recording of the meeting and the transcript are both available at the link below:

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Voting member rollcall:

  • Gregory MacKinnon, Broadcom ( Platinum Member )
  • Joe Bostian, IBM ( Platinum Member )
  • Bob Dahlberg, VCU ( Mentorship )

Not in Attendance

  • vacant, ADP ( Platinum Member )
  • Phil Tully, Citi ( Platinum Member ) Giancarlo Frix, Rocket Software ( Platinum Member )
  • Mark Post, SUSE ( Platinum Member )
  • James Caffrey, IBM ( ADE )
  • Sudharsana Srinivasan, IBM ( COBOL Programming Course )
  • Andrea Orth ( GenevaERS )
  • Sean Grady, Rocket Software ( Zowe ) \

Quorum Not Achieved.

Other Attendees

  • John Mertic
  • Yarille Kilborn
  • Dan Horák


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

Action Items


Discuss Mainframe Project Onboarding Process- With the majority of the TAC not present, this agenda item will be moved to the next meeting.

Upcoming Annual Reviews- Reminder of the annual reviews for November 10th- Mentorship, TSTerm, and Linux Distributions Working Group. Mr. Mertic will also review the plan to transition the Mentorship project into a program.

Project updates-

Ambitus- Mr. Bostian gave a brief update. They have a current deadline they’re trying to meet but overall things have been quiet. They anticipate one or two more useful meetings before the end of the year.