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TOC Voting Members 

Company

NameAlternate

AT&T

Jack Murray Co-Chair

David Kinsey

China Mobile

Jinri Huang Co-Chair

James Li

Deutsche Telekom 

David Streibl

Ondřej Hudousek
EricssonJohn-Paul LaneJohn Keeney

NTT DOCOMO

Masafumi Masuda

Anil Umesh
NokiaArunkumar HalebidThoralf Czichy
OrangeWilliam DiegoVincent Danno
RadisysGanesh ShenbagaramanManasi Padhy ??? → Ankit

TIM

Andrea Buldorini

Scarpina Salvatore
Wind RiverBin YangJackie Huang
Viavi SolutionsUltan KellyKexuan Sun
SamsungJeong JinGukAvinash Bhat

*Quorum: 50% or more of total TOC voting members unless excluded due to attendance.


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2022 05 19 (DRAFT)

Recording

Topic: Zoom3 O-RAN SC
Start Time: May  19, 2022 at 9am EDT

Meeting Recording:

Agenda

  1. Call for Scribe (minutes owner): Andrea Buldorini (TIM)

  2. Roll Call & Quorum Check 

Company

Contact Name

Attendance

Alternate Contact

Attendance

AT&T

Jack Murray Co-Chair


David Kinsey


China Mobile

Jinri Huang Co-Chair


James Li


Deutsche Telekom 

Jakub Nový (starting 2022-04-20)


Ondřej Hudousek


Ericsson

John-Paul Lane


John Keeney

NTT DOCOMO

Masafumi Masuda


Anil Umesh


Nokia

Arunkumar Halebid


Thoralf Czichy

Orange

William Diego


Vincent Danno


Radisys

Ganesh Shenbagaraman


Manasi Padhy (→Ankit) ???

TIM

Andrea Buldorini


Scarpina Salvatore
Wind RiverBin Yang
Jackie Huang 
Viavi SolutionsUltan Kelly
Kexuan Sun
Samsung

JinGuk Jeong


Avinash Bhat

*Quorum: 50% or more of total TOC voting members unless excluded due to attendance.   

  1. Review and Agree to Minutes of Previous Meeting

    1. Decision: Minutes for TOC meeting approval: proposed by Andrea and seconded by Thoralf. The motion is approved.
  2. Review of Today's Agenda
  3. Release Votes and Approval

  4. Copyright update

    1. Is SCCL discussion progressing in O-RAN Alliance? Does the Alliance have plans to publish code-like specifications under SCCL anytime soon? Need to follow up with O-RAN legal team and O-RAN EC to determine current status of SCCL.

      1. This is currently stalled and we are waiting on updates from O-RAN legal team. 2022-04-06, 2022-04-13, 2022-04-20 : no major progress/updates.

      2. 2022-05-12: summary of the open issues
        1. Response from O-RAN has not addressed it yet. It is clarified that O-RAN EC is in charge of it.
        2. Updating CLA for SCCL to align to the charter.  This was approved by TOC but not updated to the OSC site – equivalent to the one already there in Specification Code Project. Refer to Stephan (with support from the community).
        3. Extend OSC SCCL. Open
  5. O-RAN-related business (marketing, WG interaction, TSC/EC update etc.)
    1. F2F Meeting

      1. Jack: We need to be prepared for the June one. We have some items as part of the F Release and planning for the G Release.
      2. 2022-04-06: Jack and Jinri confirmed that it's still a virtual meeting. Action Point: Rittwik and RSAC to prepare for this meeting. 2022-04-20 : Open
      3. 2022-05-05: Jinri: no details on the agenda for the June vF2F are available yet.
    2. O-RAN ALLIANCE industry summit will take place in June, with both live and virtual events. 
    3. Plugfest
      1. Jinri: There are 2 plugfests this year. It will be great if we can have regular updates on the preparation work.
      2. Jack: 2022-03-30: I don't see Tracy today. We will talk about it next week.
      3. 2022-04-06: Action Point: Jinri to check details and come back with more information. O-RAN members should have received call for participation (with deadline and host information). 2022-04-20: Open
    4. O-RAN spending
      1. 2022-04-06
        1. O-RAN is collecting spending request. Jinri sent e-mail on this to TOC mailing list.
        2. David responded with potential need for simulation tool
        3. Jinri reminded participants of the meeting to check for any additional spending needs.
        4. 2022-04-20: David sent inquiry to Viavi regarding replacing on-loan "network appliance" solution with software. No response. We assume to continue with the "network appliance" model. Ultan requested some additional information from David (cc James+Jinri).
        5. 2022-05-05: David got info from Viavi. Benefits on the solution are still under evaluation.
    5. Challenges for the OSC community (as report to EC)
      1. 2022-04-20 James and Jinri: are starting the work on identifying any challenges for the OSC community (as report to EC). Jinri might request help from PTLs (via reflector/mailing list).
      2. 2022-05-05 Jinri sent out a survey. PTLs are invited to contribute with identified issues.
  6. Old business and Status of Open Actions
    1. "F" Release:
      1. 2022-05-18: Timeplan review 
        1. Release is planned by end of June. Large scale software changes should be completed  by the end of this week, in order to have time to test and release
        2. Integration and testing page for F release in https://wiki.o-ran-sc.org/display/IAT/F+Release+Integration+and+Testing
    2. 5G Super Blueprint status - tabled for D and E, will be re-evaluated for F release.
      1. Tag this activity for G release.
      2. 2022-04-06: no news
      3. 2022-05-12: no news
  7. Standing Agenda Items (Brief Status of Ongoing Activities)
    1. Release Manager  Sridhar Rao  /Release Planning: Weekly TOC Scheduling
    2. Requirements Software Architecture Committee (RSAC, link incl. meeting details)
      1. OTF Workshop scheduled for RSAC call on May-4 (8AM EDT) did not take place due to technical difficulties. It will be rescheduled.  
        1. 2022-04-06: James talked about David Kinsey's mail on possible delay in OTF adoption. O-cloud usage should help with the current OTF-related issues. Details see David's e-mail.
        2. 2022-04-06: Rittwik reported issues with PTP standup not yet done. They are also trying to "templatize" the Viavi deploment to make it easier to deploy.
        3. 2022-04-13: Jack brought up: if Infrastructure (Jackie Huang ) area :Interest in the community to consider integration of any new upstream projects etc. and open to evaluate such opportunities. ; This would help this community for Ex. SMO : how to manage infra easily - kind of questions;.
        4. 2022-04-20: Environment not yet ready (OTF team and infrastructure team working on this)
        5. 2022-05-18:  workshop likely to be on Wednesday May 18th.  James Liwill check and confirm
      2. "G" Release
        1. Jack: How do we track our support of MVP?
        2. David Kinsey: Rittwik and I do coordinate, but do not measure. We will work to see how we measure.
        3. 2022-04-06: Jack called for first input. RSAC planning committee will again coordinate.
        4. 2022-05-12: Rittwik: for “G” release with do not expect to implement many MVP use cases. Which ones still TBD. Jack:  priority should be given to those exploiting and validating OSC software capability
    3. Report out from PTL: Stand-Up & Report Out on Blockers
      1. 2022-04-06: no news
      2. James Li Integration and Testing (INT)
      3. Mahesh Jethanandani Service Management and Orchestration (SMO) :: 2022-04-13: copyright blockers issue. 
      4. John Keeney Non-Real Time RIC (RAN Intelligent Controller) (NONRTRIC)

      5. Sunil Singh RIC Applications (RICAPP)

      6. Thoralf Czichy RIC Platform (RIC) 

      7. (TBD) O-RAN Centralized Unit (OCU) 

      8. Manasi Padhy  O-RAN Distributed Unit High (ODUHIGH)

      9. Luis Farias O-RAN Distributed Unit Low (ODULOW) 

      10. Martin Skorupski Operations and Maintenance (OAM)

      11. Alex Stancu Simulations (SIM)

      12. Jackie Huang Infrastructure (INF)

      13. weichen ni Documentation (DOC)

      14. (TBD) O-RAN Radio Unit (ORU)
  8. Collaboration with OAI
    1. 2022-05-05: James and Jinri got in touch with OAI about contributions in the area of O-CU development. First contributions in the context of F release are under evaluation. Jack reminded that licensing approach of OAI need to be verified before source-code adoption is agreed. Binary/test fixture solution are possible as an alternative
    2. 2022-05-12: Meeting with OAI is planned later this week. One agenda item will be clarifying options to use OAI code in OSC projects
  9. New Agenda Items (New Business): New Items Submitted (+speaker) & Open Call to TOC For Additional Items

  10. Planning for Next Meeting
  11. Any Other Business (AOB)

    1. Thoralf would like the Zoom login issue to be addressed.
      1. Had to cancel yesterday's RIC/RIC xApp project meeting due to problems with access to the verification code (extra verification step). We (as also other subprojects use https://zoom.us/j/9644759813 ). Postponed from last call
  12. Meeting Summary (resolutions, new action items, etc.)

2022 05 12

Recording

Topic: Zoom3 O-RAN SC
Start Time: May  12, 2022 at 9am EDT

Meeting Recording:

Agenda

  1. Call for Scribe (minutes owner): Andrea Buldorini (TIM)

  2. Roll Call & Quorum Check 

Company

Contact Name

Attendance

Alternate Contact

Attendance

AT&T

Jack Murray Co-Chair

X

David Kinsey


China Mobile

Jinri Huang Co-Chair

X

James Li


Deutsche Telekom 

Jakub Nový (starting 2022-04-20)

X

Ondřej Hudousek


Ericsson

John-Paul Lane

X

John Keeney

NTT DOCOMO

Masafumi Masuda

X

Anil Umesh


Nokia

Arunkumar Halebid


Thoralf CzichyX

Orange

William Diego


Vincent Danno


Radisys

Ganesh Shenbagaraman


Manasi Padhy (→Ankit) ???

TIM

Andrea Buldorini

XScarpina Salvatore
Wind RiverBin YangXJackie Huang 
Viavi SolutionsUltan KellyXKexuan Sun
Samsung

JinGuk Jeong


Avinash BhatX

*Quorum: 50% or more of total TOC voting members unless excluded due to attendance.   

  1. Review and Agree to Minutes of Previous Meeting

    1. Decision: Minutes for TOC meeting approval: proposed by Andrea and seconded by Thoralf. The motion is approved.
  2. Review of Today's Agenda
    1. Thoralf would like the Zoom login issue to be addressed.
      1. Had to cancel yesterday's RIC/RIC xApp project meeting due to problems with access to the verification code (extra verification step). We (as also other subprojects use https://zoom.us/j/9644759813 ). Postponed to the next call
    2. Today focus will be on "F" Release status
  3. Release Votes and Approval

  4. Copyright update

    1. Is SCCL discussion progressing in O-RAN Alliance? Does the Alliance have plans to publish code-like specifications under SCCL anytime soon? Need to follow up with O-RAN legal team and O-RAN EC to determine current status of SCCL.

      1. This is currently stalled and we are waiting on updates from O-RAN legal team. 2022-04-06, 2022-04-13, 2022-04-20 : no major progress/updates.

      2. 2022-05-12: summary of the open issues
        1. Response from O-RAN has not addressed it yet. It is clarified that O-RAN EC is in charge of it.
        2. Updating CLA for SCCL to align to the charter.  This was approved by TOC but not updated to the OSC site – equivalent to the one already there in Specification Code Project. Refer to Stephan (with support from the community).
        3. Extend OSC SCCL. Open
  5. O-RAN-related business (marketing, WG interaction, TSC/EC update etc.)
    1. F2F Meeting

      1. Jack: We need to be prepared for the June one. We have some items as part of the F Release and planning for the G Release.
      2. 2022-04-06: Jack and Jinri confirmed that it's still a virtual meeting. Action Point: Rittwik and RSAC to prepare for this meeting. 2022-04-20 : Open
      3. 2022-05-05: Jinri: no details on the agenda for the June vF2F are available yet.
    2. O-RAN ALLIANCE industry summit will take place in June, with both live and virtual events. 
    3. Plugfest
      1. Jinri: There are 2 plugfests this year. It will be great if we can have regular updates on the preparation work.
      2. Jack: 2022-03-30: I don't see Tracy today. We will talk about it next week.
      3. 2022-04-06: Action Point: Jinri to check details and come back with more information. O-RAN members should have received call for participation (with deadline and host information). 2022-04-20: Open
    4. O-RAN spending
      1. 2022-04-06
        1. O-RAN is collecting spending request. Jinri sent e-mail on this to TOC mailing list.
        2. David responded with potential need for simulation tool
        3. Jinri reminded participants of the meeting to check for any additional spending needs.
        4. 2022-04-20: David sent inquiry to Viavi regarding replacing on-loan "network appliance" solution with software. No response. We assume to continue with the "network appliance" model. Ultan requested some additional information from David (cc James+Jinri).
        5. 2022-05-05: David got info from Viavi. Benefits on the solution are still under evaluation.
    5. Challenges for the OSC community (as report to EC)
      1. 2022-04-20 James and Jinri: are starting the work on identifying any challenges for the OSC community (as report to EC). Jinri might request help from PTLs (via reflector/mailing list).
      2. 2022-05-05 Jinri sent out a survey. PTLs are invited to contribute with identified issues.
  6. Old business and Status of Open Actions
    1. "F" Release:
      1. 2022-05-18: Timeplan review 
        1. Release is planned by end of June. Large scale software changes should be completed  by the end of this week, in order to have time to test and release
        2. Integration and testing page for F release in https://wiki.o-ran-sc.org/display/IAT/F+Release+Integration+and+Testing
    2. 5G Super Blueprint status - tabled for D and E, will be re-evaluated for F release.
      1. Tag this activity for G release.
      2. 2022-04-06: no news
      3. 2022-05-12: no news
  7. Standing Agenda Items (Brief Status of Ongoing Activities)
    1. Release Manager  Sridhar Rao  /Release Planning: Weekly TOC Scheduling
    2. Requirements Software Architecture Committee (RSAC, link incl. meeting details)
      1. OTF Workshop scheduled for RSAC call on May-4 (8AM EDT) did not take place due to technical difficulties. It will be rescheduled.  
        1. 2022-04-06: James talked about David Kinsey's mail on possible delay in OTF adoption. O-cloud usage should help with the current OTF-related issues. Details see David's e-mail.
        2. 2022-04-06: Rittwik reported issues with PTP standup not yet done. They are also trying to "templatize" the Viavi deploment to make it easier to deploy.
        3. 2022-04-13: Jack brought up: if Infrastructure (Jackie Huang ) area :Interest in the community to consider integration of any new upstream projects etc. and open to evaluate such opportunities. ; This would help this community for Ex. SMO : how to manage infra easily - kind of questions;.
        4. 2022-04-20: Environment not yet ready (OTF team and infrastructure team working on this)
        5. 2022-05-18:  workshop likely to be on Wednesday May 18th.  James Liwill check and confirm
      2. "G" Release
        1. Jack: How do we track our support of MVP?
        2. David Kinsey: Rittwik and I do coordinate, but do not measure. We will work to see how we measure.
        3. 2022-04-06: Jack called for first input. RSAC planning committee will again coordinate.
        4. 2022-05-12: Rittwik: for “G” release with do not expect to implement many MVP use cases. Which ones still TBD. Jack:  priority should be given to those exploiting and validating OSC software capability
    3. Report out from PTL: Stand-Up & Report Out on Blockers
      1. 2022-04-06: no news
      2. James Li Integration and Testing (INT)
      3. Mahesh Jethanandani Service Management and Orchestration (SMO) :: 2022-04-13: copyright blockers issue. 
      4. John Keeney Non-Real Time RIC (RAN Intelligent Controller) (NONRTRIC)

      5. Sunil Singh RIC Applications (RICAPP)

      6. Thoralf Czichy RIC Platform (RIC) 

      7. (TBD) O-RAN Centralized Unit (OCU) 

      8. Manasi Padhy  O-RAN Distributed Unit High (ODUHIGH)

      9. Luis Farias O-RAN Distributed Unit Low (ODULOW) 

      10. Martin Skorupski Operations and Maintenance (OAM)

      11. Alex Stancu Simulations (SIM)

      12. Jackie Huang Infrastructure (INF)

      13. weichen ni Documentation (DOC)

      14. (TBD) O-RAN Radio Unit (ORU)
  8. Collaboration with OAI
    1. 2022-05-05: James and Jinri got in touch with OAI about contributions in the area of O-CU development. First contributions in the context of F release are under evaluation. Jack reminded that licensing approach of OAI need to be verified before source-code adoption is agreed. Binary/test fixture solution are possible as an alternative
    2. 2022-05-12: Meeting with OAI is planned later this week. One agenda item will be clarifying options to use OAI code in OSC projects
  9. New Agenda Items (New Business): New Items Submitted (+speaker) & Open Call to TOC For Additional Items

  10. Planning for Next Meeting
  11. Any Other Business (AOB)

  12. Meeting Summary (resolutions, new action items, etc.)

2022 05 05

Recording

Topic: Zoom3 O-RAN SC
Start Time: May  05, 2022 at 9am EDT

Meeting Recording: 

Topic: Zoom3 O-RAN SC's Personal Meeting Room
Start Time: May 5, 2022 09:00 AM

Meeting Recording:
https://zoom.us/rec/share/ieWP8jI_MCo5tr2q3mqXrI5jCuZ2_4gHUWAzLz6xh7FcRGaUwVbylZ4LUohILOmd.V2G_WllLKtNNCKb3


Agenda

  1. Call for Scribe (minutes owner): Andrea Buldorini (TIM)

  2. Roll Call & Quorum Check 

Company

Contact Name

Attendance

Alternate Contact

Attendance

AT&T

Jack Murray Co-Chair

X

David Kinsey


China Mobile

Jinri Huang Co-Chair

X

James Li


Deutsche Telekom 

Jakub Nový (starting 2022-04-20)

X

Ondřej Hudousek


Ericsson

John-Paul Lane

X

John Keeney

NTT DOCOMO

Masafumi Masuda


Anil Umesh


Nokia

Arunkumar Halebid

X

Thoralf Czichy

Orange

William Diego

X

Vincent Danno


Radisys

Ganesh Shenbagaraman

X

Manasi Padhy (→Ankit) ???

TIM

Andrea Buldorini

XScarpina Salvatore
Wind RiverBin Yang
Jackie Huang 
Viavi SolutionsUltan Kelly
Kexuan Sun X
Samsung

JinGuk Jeong

XAvinash Bhat

*Quorum: 50% or more of total TOC voting members unless excluded due to attendance.   

  1. Review and Agree to Minutes of Previous Meeting

    1. Decision: Minutes for TOC meeting approval: proposed by Arun and seconded by Andrea. The motion is approved.
  2. Review of Today's Agenda
  3. Release Votes and Approval

    1. Request by Mahesh to get committer’s rights as PTL to speed up procedures (on behalf of LF IT staff). (see https://lists.o-ran-sc.org/g/toc/message/685). It is proposed to request access rights for other OSC PTLs. Jack propose to coordinate among PTLs to adopt a common approach across all the projects if possible. Shridar Rao will also verify with LF IT group what would be the best approach. Mahesh and Shridar will get info from PTLs to make one request to LF.
      1. Motion to enable PTLs as committers by Mahesh; Jinri seconds. The motion is approved.
    2. Request by CommScope to reactivate the archived OAM/TR069-Adapter repo; LFN requires approval by TOC  
      1. Motion to reactivate TR069 by Martin; Jinri second; The motion is approved
  4. Copyright update

    1. Is SCCL discussion progressing in O-RAN Alliance? Does the Alliance have plans to publish code-like specifications under SCCL anytime soon? Need to follow up with O-RAN legal team and O-RAN EC to determine current status of SCCL.

      1. This is currently stalled and we are waiting on updates from O-RAN legal team. 2022-04-06, 2022-04-13, 2022-04-20 : no major progress/updates.

  5. O-RAN-related business (marketing, WG interaction, TSC/EC update etc.)
    1. F2F Meeting

      1. Jack: We need to be prepared for the June one. We have some items as part of the F Release and planning for the G Release.
      2. 2022-04-06: Jack and Jinri confirmed that it's still a virtual meeting. Action Point: Rittwik and RSAC to prepare for this meeting. 2022-04-20 : Open
      3. 2022-05-05: Jinri: no details on the agenda for the June vF2F are available yet.
    2. O-RAN ALLIANCE industry summit will take place in June, with both live and virtual events. 
    3. Plugfest
      1. Jinri: There are 2 plugfests this year. It will be great if we can have regular updates on the preparation work.
      2. Jack: 2022-03-30: I don't see Tracy today. We will talk about it next week.
      3. 2022-04-06: Action Point: Jinri to check details and come back with more information. O-RAN members should have received call for participation (with deadline and host information). 2022-04-20: Open
    4. O-RAN spending
      1. 2022-04-06
        1. O-RAN is collecting spending request. Jinri sent e-mail on this to TOC mailing list.
        2. David responded with potential need for simulation tool
        3. Jinri reminded participants of the meeting to check for any additional spending needs.
        4. 2022-04-20: David sent inquiry to Viavi regarding replacing on-loan "network appliance" solution with software. No response. We assume to continue with the "network appliance" model. Ultan requested some additional information from David (cc James+Jinri).
        5. 2022-05-05: David got info from Viavi. Benefits on the solution are still under evaluation.
    5. Challenges for the OSC community (as report to EC)
      1. 2022-04-20 James and Jinri: are starting the work on identifying any challenges for the OSC community (as report to EC). Jinri might request help from PTLs (via reflector/mailing list).
      2. 2022-05-05 Jinri sent out a survey. PTLs are invited to contribute with identified issues.
  6. Old business and Status of Open Actions
    1. "F" Release:
      1. Action Point: PTLs to add a line showing code coverage stats for F release.
      2. 2022-04-06: we checked the page F Release - not all subprojects have a heading or reference to this.
      3. 2022-04-13: page F Release still does not reflect the progress and required stats.
        1. Action Point : PTLs  from non-RT RIC (ok), O-DU (not ok), Simulators (ok), Infrastructure (ok), SMO (not ok):  to check and update the stats on the F Release respective pages
      4. 2022-04-20: Jackie (Windriver) asked how to create "F" release in JIRA for his project. Answer: Try this link and if it does not work, contact Sridhar Rao (srao@linuxfoundation.org).
    2. 5G Super Blueprint status - tabled for D and E, will be re-evaluated for F release.
      1. Tag this activity for G release.
      2. 2022-04-06: no news
  7. Standing Agenda Items (Brief Status of Ongoing Activities)
    1. Release Manager  Sridhar Rao  /Release Planning: Weekly TOC Scheduling
    2. Requirements Software Architecture Committee (RSAC, link incl. meeting details)
      1. OTF Workshop scheduled for RSAC call on May-4 (8AM EDT) did not take place due to technical difficulties. It will be rescheduled.  
        1. 2022-04-06: James talked about David Kinsey's mail on possible delay in OTF adoption. O-cloud usage should help with the current OTF-related issues. Details see David's e-mail.
        2. 2022-04-06: Rittwik reported issues with PTP standup not yet done. They are also trying to "templatize" the Viavi deploment to make it easier to deploy.
        3. 2022-04-13: Jack brought up: if Infrastructure (Jackie Huang ) area :Interest in the community to consider integration of any new upstream projects etc. and open to evaluate such opportunities. ; This would help this community for Ex. SMO : how to manage infra easily - kind of questions;.
        4. 2022-04-20: Environment not yet ready (OTF team and infrastructure team working on this)
      2. "G" Release
        1. Jack: How do we track our support of MVP?
        2. David Kinsey: Rittwik and I do coordinate, but do not measure. We will work to see how we measure.
        3. 2022-04-06: Jack called for first input. RSAC planning committee will again coordinate.
    3. Report out from PTL: Stand-Up & Report Out on Blockers
      1. 2022-04-06: no news
      2. James Li Integration and Testing (INT)
      3. Mahesh Jethanandani Service Management and Orchestration (SMO) :: 2022-04-13: copyright blockers issue. 
      4. John Keeney Non-Real Time RIC (RAN Intelligent Controller) (NONRTRIC)

      5. Sunil Singh RIC Applications (RICAPP)

      6. Thoralf Czichy RIC Platform (RIC) 

      7. (TBD) O-RAN Centralized Unit (OCU) 

      8. Manasi Padhy  O-RAN Distributed Unit High (ODUHIGH)

      9. Luis Farias O-RAN Distributed Unit Low (ODULOW) :2022-04-13: planning to make a F Release contribution (from FlexRan. Currently some integration blocker at the NJ plugfest. Jack, suggested to work with Ankit (Radisys), watch F Release page updates reg this.

      10. Martin Skorupski Operations and Maintenance (OAM)

      11. Alex Stancu Simulations (SIM)

      12. Jackie Huang Infrastructure (INF)

      13. weichen ni Documentation (DOC)

      14. (TBD) O-RAN Radio Unit (ORU)
  8. Collaboration with OAI
    1. 2022-05-05: James and Jinri got in touch with OAI about contributions in the area of O-CU development. First contributions in the context of F release are under evaluation. Jack reminded that licensing approach of OAI need to be verified before source-code adoption is agreed. Binary/test fixture solution are possible as an alternative
  9. New Agenda Items (New Business): New Items Submitted (+speaker) & Open Call to TOC For Additional Items

    1. Presentation by Ultan (Viavi) and Avinash Bath (Samsung) on their view and interest in OSC.
      1. 2022-04-27 : Kexuan Sun (Viavi) presented the RIC Test solution.
      2. 2022-05-05: Avinash Bath (Samsung) presented “OSC contribution goals”
        1. Jack: suggest to coordinate with other project on the data movement strategy, also taking into account existing LF initiatives on data management and AI
  10. Planning for Next Meeting
  11. Any Other Business (AOB)

  12. Meeting Summary (resolutions, new action items, etc.)

2022 04 27

Recording

Topic: Zoom3 O-RAN SC
Start Time: Apr 27, 2022 08:00 AM

Meeting Recording: (exceptionally as mp4): 2022-04-27-toc-part1.mp4 and 2022-04-27-toc-part2.mp4

Agenda

  1. Call for Scribe (minutes owner): Arun Kumar

  2. Roll Call & Quorum Check 

Company

Contact Name

Attendance

Alternate Contact

Attendance

AT&T

Jack Murray Co-Chair

x

David Kinsey


China Mobile

Jinri Huang Co-Chair


James Li

x

Deutsche Telekom 

Jakub Nový (starting 2022-04-20)

x

Ondřej Hudousek


Ericsson

John-Paul Lane


John Keeneyx

NTT DOCOMO

Masafumi Masuda

x

Anil Umesh


Nokia

Arunkumar Halebid

x

Thoralf Czichy

Orange

William Diego


Vincent Danno


Radisys

Ganesh Shenbagaraman


Manasi Padhy (Ankit)x

TIM

Andrea Buldorini

xScarpina Salvatore
Wind RiverBin YangxJackie Huang 
Viavi SolutionsUltan Kelly
Kexuan Sun x
Samsung

JinGuk Jeong

xAvinash Bhat

*Quorum: 50% or more of total TOC voting members unless excluded due to attendance.   

  1. Review and Agree to Minutes of Previous Meeting

    1. Decision: Minutes for TOC meeting approval: proposed by Arun and seconded by Bin . The motion is approved.
  2. Review of Today's Agenda
    1. we go through the items below. Note that we have special (non-regular) items in 5a and 10a
  3. Release Votes and Approval

    1. Presentation by Northeastern University (Michele P & Andrea L) on a contribution ns-3 based simulator
      1. 2022-04-27: Polese, Michele from NE Univ : presented the tool capabilities overall. The 'ns3-oran-interface or ns-O-RAN ', is the intended repo for OSC contribution. The motion to create a new repo 'ns3-O-RAN-e2' and under licence type GPL2 in the Sim project is approved.
  1. Copyright update

    1. Is SCCL discussion progressing in O-RAN Alliance? Does the Alliance have plans to publish code-like specifications under SCCL anytime soon? Need to follow up with O-RAN legal team and O-RAN EC to determine current status of SCCL.

      1. This is currently stalled and we are waiting on updates from O-RAN legal team. 2022-04-06, 2022-04-13, 2022-04-20 : no major progress/updates.

  2. O-RAN-related business (marketing, WG interaction, TSC/EC update etc.)
    1. F2F Meeting

      1. Jack: We need to be prepared for the June one. We have some items as part of the F Release and planning for the G Release.
      2. 2022-04-06: Jack and Jinri confirmed that it's still a virtual meeting. Action Point: Rittwik and RSAC to prepare for this meeting. 2022-04-20 : Open
    2. Plugfest
      1. Jinri: There are 2 plugfests this year. It will be great if we can have regular updates on the preparation work.
      2. Jack: 2022-03-30: I don't see Tracy today. We will talk about it next week.
      3. 2022-04-06: Action Point: Jinri to check details and come back with more information. O-RAN members should have received call for participation (with deadline and host information). 2022-04-20: Open
    3. O-RAN spending
      1. 2022-04-06
        1. O-RAN is collecting spending request. Jinri sent e-mail on this to TOC mailing list.
        2. David responded with potential need for simulation tool
        3. Jinri reminded participants of the meeting to check for any additional spending needs.
        4. 2022-04-20: David sent inquiry to Viavi regarding replacing on-loan "network appliance" solution with software. No response. We assume to continue with the "network appliance" model. Ultan requested some additional information from David (cc James+Jinri).
    4. 2022-04-20 James and Jinri: are starting the work on identifying any challenges for the OSC community (as report to EC). Jinri might request help from PTLs (via reflector/mailing list).
  3. Old business and Status of Open Actions
    1. "F" Release:
      1. Action Point: PTLs to add a line showing code coverage stats for F release.
      2. 2022-04-06: we checked the page F Release - not all subprojects have a heading or reference to this.
      3. 2022-04-13: page F Release still does not reflect the progress and required stats.
        1. Action Point : PTLs  from non-RT RIC (ok), O-DU (not ok), Simulators (ok), Infrastructure (ok), SMO (not ok):  to check and update the stats on the F Release respective pages
      4. 2022-04-20: Jackie (Windriver) asked how to create "F" release in JIRA for his project. Answer: Try this link and if it does not work, contact Sridhar Rao (srao@linuxfoundation.org).
    2. 5G Super Blueprint status - tabled for D and E, will be re-evaluated for F release.
      1. Tag this activity for G release.
      2. 2022-04-06: no news
  4. Standing Agenda Items (Brief Status of Ongoing Activities)
    1. Release Manager  Sridhar Rao  /Release Planning: Weekly TOC Scheduling
    2. Requirements Software Architecture Committee (RSAC, link incl. meeting details)
      1. OTF Workshop will be held on the April 7 in RSAC call. 2022-04-13: now planned for Apr-21 9am EDT. 2022-04-20: likely new date: May-4 8am EDT
        1. 2022-04-06: James talked about David Kinsey's mail on possible delay in OTF adoption. O-cloud usage should help with the current OTF-related issues. Details see David's e-mail.
        2. 2022-04-06: Rittwik reported issues with PTP standup not yet done. They are also trying to "templatize" the Viavi deploment to make it easier to deploy.
        3. 2022-04-13: Jack brought up: if Infrastructure (Jackie Huang ) area :Interest in the community to consider integration of any new upstream projects etc. and open to evaluate such opportunities. ; This would help this community for Ex. SMO : how to manage infra easily - kind of questions;.
        4. 2022-04-20: Environment not yet ready (OTF team and infrastructure team working on this)
      2. "G" Release
        1. Jack: How do we track our support of MVP?
        2. David Kinsey: Rittwik and I do coordinate, but do not measure. We will work to see how we measure.
        3. 2022-04-06: Jack called for first input. RSAC planning committee will again coordinate.
    3. Report out from PTL: Stand-Up & Report Out on Blockers
      1. 2022-04-06: no news
      2. James Li Integration and Testing (INT)
      3. Mahesh Jethanandani Service Management and Orchestration (SMO) :: 2022-04-13: copyright blockers issue. 
      4. John Keeney Non-Real Time RIC (RAN Intelligent Controller) (NONRTRIC)

      5. Sunil Singh RIC Applications (RICAPP)

      6. Thoralf Czichy RIC Platform (RIC) 

      7. (TBD) O-RAN Centralized Unit (OCU) 

      8. Manasi Padhy  O-RAN Distributed Unit High (ODUHIGH)

      9. Luis Farias O-RAN Distributed Unit Low (ODULOW) :2022-04-13: planning to make a F Release contribution (from FlexRan. Currently some integration blocker at the NJ plugfest. Jack, suggested to work with Ankit (Radisys), watch F Release page updates reg this.

      10. Martin Skorupski Operations and Maintenance (OAM)

      11. Alex Stancu Simulations (SIM)

      12. Jackie Huang Infrastructure (INF)

      13. weichen ni Documentation (DOC)

      14. (TBD) O-RAN Radio Unit (ORU)
  5. New Agenda Items (New Business): New Items Submitted (+speaker) & Open Call to TOC For Additional Items

    1. Presentation by Ultan (Viavi) and JinGuk (Samsung) on their view and interest in OSC.
      1. 2022-04-27 : Kexuan Sun (Viavi) presented the RIC Test solution. 
  6. Planning for Next Meeting
  7. Any Other Business (AOB)

    1. reminder: Starting next week (=May-5) we meet on Thursdays, May-5, at 9am EST. 2022-04-27:  Andrea Buldorini will be the scribe for May.
  8. Meeting Summary (resolutions, new action items, etc.)

2022 04 20

Recording

Topic: Zoom3 O-RAN SC's Personal Meeting Room

Start Time: Apr 20, 2022 08:03 AM

Meeting Recording:
https://zoom.us/rec/share/nWK6Fe5QFGqXVU8BX-_q9VJ5FP9J3xJTxWpx_wk-z78HTqYwMYRjltf93gVTBThh.3xoTamh5pxweZVkm

Agenda

  1. Call for Scribe (minutes owner): Thoralf Czichy

  2. Roll Call & Quorum Check 

    Company

    Contact Name

    Attendance

    Alternate Contact

    Attendance

    AT&T

    Jack Murray Co-Chair

    x

    David Kinsey


    China Mobile

    Jinri Huang Co-Chair

    x

    James Li


    Deutsche Telekom 

    Jakub Nový (starting 2022-04-20)

    x

    Ondřej Hudousek


    Ericsson

    John-Paul Lane


    John Keeneyx

    NTT DOCOMO

    Masafumi Masuda

    x

    Anil Umesh


    Nokia

    Arunkumar Halebid


    Thoralf Czichyx

    Orange

    William Diego

    x

    Vincent Danno


    Radisys

    Ganesh Shenbagaraman

    x

    Manasi Padhy

    TIM

    Andrea Buldorini

    xScarpina Salvatore
    Wind RiverBin YangxJackie Huang 
    Viavi SolutionsUltan KellyxKexuan Sun
    Samsung

    JinGuk Jeong

    xAvinash Bhat

    *Quorum: 50% or more of total TOC voting members unless excluded due to attendance.   

  3. Review and Agree to Minutes of Previous Meeting

    1. Decision: Minutes for TOC meeting approval: proposed by Thoralf and seconded by Bin Yang. The motion is approved.
  4. Review of Today's Agenda
    1. we go through the items below.
  5. Release Votes and Approval

    1. -
  6. Copyright update

    1. Is SCCL discussion progressing in O-RAN Alliance? Does the Alliance have plans to publish code-like specifications under SCCL anytime soon? Need to follow up with O-RAN legal team and O-RAN EC to determine current status of SCCL.

      1. This is currently stalled and we are waiting on updates from O-RAN legal team. 2022-04-06, 2022-04-13, 2022-04-20 : no major progress/updates.

  7. O-RAN-related business (marketing, WG interaction, TSC/EC update etc.)
    1. F2F Meeting

      1. Jack: We need to be prepared for the June one. We have some items as part of the F Release and planning for the G Release.
      2. 2022-04-06: Jack and Jinri confirmed that it's still a virtual meeting. Action Point: Rittwik and RSAC to prepare for this meeting. 2022-04-20 : Open
    2. Plugfest
      1. Jinri: There are 2 plugfests this year. It will be great if we can have regular updates on the preparation work.
      2. Jack: 2022-03-30: I don't see Tracy today. We will talk about it next week.
      3. 2022-04-06: Action Point: Jinri to check details and come back with more information. O-RAN members should have received call for participation (with deadline and host information). 2022-04-20: Open
    3. O-RAN spending
      1. 2022-04-06
        1. O-RAN is collecting spending request. Jinri sent e-mail on this to TOC mailing list.
        2. David responded with potential need for simulation tool
        3. Jinri reminded participants of the meeting to check for any additional spending needs.
        4. 2022-04-20: David sent inquiry to Viavi regarding replacing on-loan "network appliance" solution with software. No response. We assume to continue with the "network appliance" model. Ultan requested some additional information from David (cc James+Jinri).
    4. 2022-04-20 James and Jinri: are starting the work on identifying any challenges for the OSC community (as report to EC). Jinri might request help from PTLs (via reflector/mailing list).
  8. Old business and Status of Open Actions
    1. "F" Release:
      1. Action Point: PTLs to add a line showing code coverage stats for F release.
      2. 2022-04-06: we checked the page F Release - not all subprojects have a heading or reference to this.
      3. 2022-04-13: page F Release still does not reflect the progress and required stats.
        1. Action Point : PTLs  from non-RT RIC (ok), O-DU (not ok), Simulators (ok), Infrastructure (ok), SMO (not ok):  to check and update the stats on the F Release respective pages
      4. 2022-04-20: Jackie (Windriver) asked how to create "F" release in JIRA for his project. Answer: Try this link and if it does not work, contact Sridhar Rao (srao@linuxfoundation.org).
    2. 5G Super Blueprint status - tabled for D and E, will be re-evaluated for F release.
      1. Tag this activity for G release.
      2. 2022-04-06: no news
  9. Standing Agenda Items (Brief Status of Ongoing Activities)
    1. Release Manager  Sridhar Rao  /Release Planning: Weekly TOC Scheduling
    2. Requirements Software Architecture Committee (RSAC, link incl. meeting details)
      1. OTF Workshop will be held on the April 7 in RSAC call. 2022-04-13: now planned for Apr-21 9am EDT. 2022-04-20: likely new date: May-4 8am EDT
        1. 2022-04-06: James talked about David Kinsey's mail on possible delay in OTF adoption. O-cloud usage should help with the current OTF-related issues. Details see David's e-mail.
        2. 2022-04-06: Rittwik reported issues with PTP standup not yet done. They are also trying to "templatize" the Viavi deploment to make it easier to deploy.
        3. 2022-04-13: Jack brought up: if Infrastructure (Jackie Huang ) area :Interest in the community to consider integration of any new upstream projects etc. and open to evaluate such opportunities. ; This would help this community for Ex. SMO : how to manage infra easily - kind of questions;.
        4. 2022-04-20: Environment not yet ready (OTF team and infrastructure team working on this)
      2. "G" Release
        1. Jack: How do we track our support of MVP?
        2. David Kinsey: Rittwik and I do coordinate, but do not measure. We will work to see how we measure.
        3. 2022-04-06: Jack called for first input. RSAC planning committee will again coordinate.
    3. Report out from PTL: Stand-Up & Report Out on Blockers
      1. 2022-04-06: no news
      2. James Li Integration and Testing (INT)
      3. Mahesh Jethanandani Service Management and Orchestration (SMO) :: 2022-04-13: copyright blockers issue. 
      4. John Keeney Non-Real Time RIC (RAN Intelligent Controller) (NONRTRIC)

      5. Sunil Singh RIC Applications (RICAPP)

      6. Thoralf Czichy RIC Platform (RIC) 

      7. (TBD) O-RAN Centralized Unit (OCU) 

      8. Manasi Padhy  O-RAN Distributed Unit High (ODUHIGH)

      9. Luis Farias O-RAN Distributed Unit Low (ODULOW) :2022-04-13: planning to make a F Release contribution (from FlexRan. Currently some integration blocker at the NJ plugfest. Jack, suggested to work with Ankit (Radisys), watch F Release page updates reg this.

      10. Martin Skorupski Operations and Maintenance (OAM)

      11. Alex Stancu Simulations (SIM)

      12. Jackie Huang Infrastructure (INF)

      13. weichen ni Documentation (DOC)

      14. (TBD) O-RAN Radio Unit (ORU)
  10. New Agenda Items (New Business): New Items Submitted (+speaker) & Open Call to TOC For Additional Items

  11. Planning for Next Meeting
    1. Presentation by Ultan (Viavi) and JinGuk (Samsung) on their view and interest in OSC.
    2. Presentation by Northeastern University on a ns-3 based simulator → to discuss under item 5
  12. Any Other Business (AOB)

    1. 2022-04-20: new meeting time proposal by Jinri: https://lists.o-ran-sc.org/g/toc/message/676. Jinri has made a motion starting May-5 to use Thursdays, 9am EST. Apr-27 still the Wednesday timeslot. Ganesh seconded. The motion was approved.
  13. Meeting Summary (resolutions, new action items, etc.)

2022 04 13

Recording

Topic: Zoom3 O-RAN SC
Start Time: Apr 13, 2022 08:00 AM

Meeting Recording:
https://zoom.us/rec/share/fGQnbh3PqavtDj_mSM-cT0FThRIhTCyrWmN5wBTCt9VslRUNoZedJqYoBPzuRPfo.IWBgu_G-0-pt3y9N

Agenda

  1. Call for Scribe (minutes owner): Arunkumar Halebid

  2. Roll Call & Quorum Check 

    Company

    Contact Name

    Attendance

    Alternate Contact

    Attendance

    AT&T

    Jack Murray Co-Chair

    x

    David Kinsey


    China Mobile

    Jinri Huang Co-Chair

    x

    James Li


    Deutsche Telekom 

    David Streibl→ Jakub Nový (starting 2022-04-20)

    x

    Ondřej Hudousek


    Ericsson

    John-Paul Lane

    x

    John Keeney

    NTT DOCOMO

    Masafumi Masuda


    Anil Umesh


    Nokia

    Arunkumar Halebid

    x

    Thoralf Czichy

    Orange

    William Diego

    x

    Vincent Danno


    Radisys

    Ganesh Shenbagaraman


    Manasi Padhy

    TIM

    Andrea Buldorini

    xScarpina Salvatore
    Wind RiverBin YangxJackie Huang 
    Viavi SolutionsUltan KellyxKexuan Sun
    Samsung

    Jeong JinGuk


    Avinash Bhatx

    *Quorum: 50% or more of total TOC voting members unless excluded due to attendance.   

  3. Review and Agree to Minutes of Previous Meeting

    1. Decision: Minutes for TOC meeting approval: proposed by Arun and seconded by David The motion is approved.
  4. Review of Today's Agenda
    1. we go through the items below.
  5. Release Votes and Approval

    1. Thoralf (near-RT RIC) proposed a new repo ric-plt/stslgo . Details: https://lists.o-ran-sc.org/g/toc/message/674. Seconded by Jinri. The motion is approved.
  6. Copyright update

    1. Is SCCL discussion progressing in O-RAN Alliance? Does the Alliance have plans to publish code-like specifications under SCCL anytime soon? Need to follow up with O-RAN legal team and O-RAN EC to determine current status of SCCL.

      1. This is currently stalled and we are waiting on updates from O-RAN legal team. 2022-04-06: no news; 2022-04-13 : no major progress/updates.

  7. O-RAN-related business (marketing, WG interaction, TSC/EC update etc.)
    1. F2F Meeting

      1. Jack: We need to be prepared for the June one. We have some items as part of the F Release and planning for the G Release.
      2. 2022-04-06: Jack and Jinri confirmed that it's still a virtual meeting. Action Point: Rittwik and RSAC to prepare for this meeting. 2022-04-13 : Open;
    2. Plugfest
      1. Jinri: There are 2 plugfests this year. It will be great if we can have regular updates on the preparation work.
      2. Jack: 2022-03-30: I don't see Tracy today. We will talk about it next week.
      3. 2022-04-06: Action Point: Jinri to check details and come back with more information. O-RAN members should have received call for participation (with deadline and host information).
    3. O-RAN spending
      1. 2022-04-06
        1. O-RAN is collecting spending request. Jinri sent e-mail on this to TOC mailing list.
        2. David responded with potential need for simulation tool
        3. Jinri reminded participants of the meeting to check for any additional spending needs.
  8. Old business and Status of Open Actions
    1. "F" Release:
      1. Action Point: PTLs to add a line showing code coverage stats for F release.
      2. 2022-04-06: we checked the page F Release - not all subprojects have a heading or reference to this.
      3. 2022-04-13: page F Release still does not reflect the progress and required stats.
        1. Action Point : PTLs  from  non-RT RIC, O-DU, Simulators, Infrastructure, SMO :  to check and update the stats on the F Release respective pages
    2. 5G Super Blueprint status - tabled for D and E, will be re-evaluated for F release.
      1. Tag this activity for G release.
      2. 2022-04-06: no news
  9. Standing Agenda Items (Brief Status of Ongoing Activities)
    1. Release Manager Sridhar Rao  /Release Planning: Weekly TOC Scheduling
      1. Trishan has moved on. Need to work with LF to secure a replacement. 
      2. Action Point: Jack to send another message to Arpit requesting when replacement for Trishan is available.>DONE(2022-04-13). Sridhar Rao (srao@linuxfoundation.org) will replace Trishan
    2. Requirements Software Architecture Committee (RSAC, link incl. meeting details)
      1. OTF Workshop
        1. OTF Workshop will be held on the April 7 in RSAC call. 2022-04-13: now planned for Apr-21 9am EDT. 2022-04-20: likely new date: May-4 8am EDT
        2. 2022-04-06: James talked about David Kinsey's mail on possible delay in OTF adoption. O-cloud usage should help with the current OTF-related issues. Details see David's e-mail.
        3. 2022-04-06: Rittwik reported issues with PTP standup not yet done. They are also trying to "templatize" the Viavi deploment to make it easier to deploy.
        4. 2022-04-13: Jack brought up: if Infrastructure (Jackie Huang ) area :Interest in the community to consider integration of any new upstream projects etc. and open to evaluate such opportunities. ; This would help this community for Ex. SMO : how to manage infra easily - kind of questions;.
        5. 2022-04-20: Environment not yet ready (OTF team and infrastructure team working on this)
      2. "G" Release
        1. Jack: How do we track our support of MVP?
        2. David Kinsey: Rittwik and I do coordinate, but do not measure. We will work to see how we measure.
        3. 2022-04-06: Jack called for first input. RSAC planning committee will again coordinate.
    3. Report out from PTL: Stand-Up & Report Out on Blockers
      1. 2022-04-06: no news
      2. James Li Integration and Testing (INT)
      3. Mahesh Jethanandani Service Management and Orchestration (SMO) :: 2022-04-13: copyright blockers issue. 
      4. John Keeney Non-Real Time RIC (RAN Intelligent Controller) (NONRTRIC)

      5. Sunil Singh RIC Applications (RICAPP)

      6. Thoralf Czichy RIC Platform (RIC) 

      7. (TBD) O-RAN Centralized Unit (OCU) 

      8. Manasi Padhy  O-RAN Distributed Unit High (ODUHIGH)

      9. Luis Farias O-RAN Distributed Unit Low (ODULOW) :2022-04-13: planning to make a F Release contribution (from FlexRan. Currently some integration blocker at the NJ plugfest. Jack, suggested to work with Ankit (Radisys), watch F Release page updates reg this.

      10. Martin Skorupski Operations and Maintenance (OAM)

      11. Alex Stancu Simulations (SIM)

      12. Jackie Huang Infrastructure (INF)

      13. weichen ni Documentation (DOC)

      14. (TBD) O-RAN Radio Unit (ORU)
  10. New Agenda Items (New Business): New Items Submitted (+speaker) & Open Call to TOC For Additional Items

  11. Planning for Next Meeting
  12. Any Other Business (AOB)

  13. Meeting Summary (resolutions, new action items, etc.)


2022 04 06

Recording: https://zoom.us/rec/share/7peastzm9puzm6XrAbwqDXhb_slCIHCeNzTFRDX7b3PNiyDdDVPLva9Srmb2u1Vi.Bfds6sNtQRIfVIgz

Agenda

  1. Call for Scribe (minutes owner): Thoralf Czichy (standing in for Arunkumar Halebid)

  2. Roll Call & Quorum Check 

    Company

    Contact Name

    Attendance

    Alternate Contact

    Attendance

    AT&T

    Jack Murray Co-Chair

    x

    David Kinsey


    China Mobile

    Jinri Huang Co-Chair

    x

    James Li


    Deutsche Telekom 

    David Streibl

    x

    Ondřej Hudousek


    Ericsson

    John-Paul Lane

    x

    John Keeney

    NTT DOCOMO

    Masafumi Masuda

    x

    Anil Umesh


    Nokia

    Arunkumar Halebid

    x

    Thoralf Czichy

    Orange

    William Diego

    x (12 min late)

    Vincent Danno


    Radisys

    Ganesh Shenbagaraman


    Manasi PadhyAnkit Barve participated (Jack asked for e-mail)

    TIM

    Andrea Buldorini

    xScarpina Salvatore
    Wind RiverBin YangxJackie Huang 
    Viavi SolutionsUltan KellyxKexuan Sun
    SamsungJeong JinGuk
    Avinash Bhatx (Jack asked for e-mail with official alternate name)

    *Quorum: 50% or more of total TOC voting members unless excluded due to attendance.   

  3. Review and Agree to Minutes of Previous Meeting

    1. Decision: Minutes for TOC meeting approval: proposed by Masafumi and seconded by Jinri. The motion is approved.
  4. Review of Today's Agenda
    1. Potential new spending (Jinri) - covered by O-RAN related business in item 7.
  5. Release Votes and Approval

  6. Copyright update

    1. Is SCCL discussion progressing in O-RAN Alliance? Does the Alliance have plans to publish code-like specifications under SCCL anytime soon? Need to follow up with O-RAN legal team and O-RAN EC to determine current status of SCCL.

      1. This is currently stalled and we are waiting on updates from O-RAN legal team. 2022-04-06: no news

  7. O-RAN-related business (marketing, WG interaction, TSC/EC update etc.)
    1. F2F Meeting

      1. Jack: We need to be prepared for the June one. We have some items as part of the F Release and planning for the G Release.
      2. 2022-04-06: Jack and Jinri confirmed that it's still a virtual meeting. Action Point: Rittwik and RSAC to prepare for this meeting
    2. TOC Nomination

      1. Action Point: Jinri to get reaffirmation from TSC for the 6 seats including Samsung as of April 6. → DONE

      2. 2022-04-06: Jinri confirmed that this (6 seats incl. new seat for Samsung) was approved. Next vote would be in March 2023. Seats are by company. If person leaves, company provides subtitute. In technical teams nomination is linked to persons.
    3. Plugfest
      1. Jinri: There are 2 plugfests this year. It will be great if we can have regular updates on the preparation work.
      2. Jack: 2022-03-30: I don't see Tracy today. We will talk about it next week.
      3. 2022-04-06: New Action Point: Jinri to check details and come back with more information. O-RAN members should have received call for participation (with deadline and host information).
    4. O-RAN spending
      1. 2022-04-06
        1. O-RAN is collecting spending request. Jinri sent e-mail on this to TOC mailing list.
        2. David responded with potential need for simulation tool
        3. Jinri reminded participants of the meeting to check for any additional spending needs.
  8. Old business and Status of Open Actions
    1. "F" Release:
      1. Action Point: PTLs to add a line showing code coverage stats for F release.
      2. 2022-04-06: we checked the page F Release - not all subprojects have a heading or reference to this.
    2. 5G Super Blueprint status - tabled for D and E, will be re-evaluated for F release.
      1. Tag this activity for G release.
      2. 2022-04-06: no news
  9. Standing Agenda Items (Brief Status of Ongoing Activities)
    1. Release Manager Trishan de Lanerolle /Release Planning: Weekly TOC Scheduling
      1. Trishan has moved on. Need to work with LF to secure a replacement.
      2. New Action Point: Jack to send another message to Arpit requesting when replacement for Trishan is available.
    2. Requirements Software Architecture Committee (RSAC, link incl. meeting details)
      1. OTF Workshop
        1. OTF Workshop will be held on the April 7 in RSAC call.
        2. 2022-04-06: James talked about David Kinsey's mail on possible delay in OTF adoption. O-cloud usage should help with the current OTF-related issues. Details see David's e-mail.
        3. 2022-04-06: Rittwik reported issues with PTP standup not yet done. They are also trying to "templatize" the Viavi deploment to make it easier to deploy.
      2. "G" Release
        1. Jack: How do we track our support of MVP?
        2. David Kinsey: Rittwik and I do coordinate, but do not measure. We will work to see how we measure.
        3. 2022-04-06: Jack called for first input. RSAC planning committee will again coordinate.
    3. Report out from PTL: Stand-Up & Report Out on Blockers
      1. 2022-04-06: no news
      2. James Li Integration and Testing (INT)
      3. Mahesh Jethanandani Service Management and Orchestration (SMO)
      4. John Keeney Non-Real Time RIC (RAN Intelligent Controller) (NONRTRIC)

      5. Sunil Singh RIC Applications (RICAPP)

      6. Thoralf Czichy RIC Platform (RIC) 

      7. (TBD) O-RAN Centralized Unit (OCU) 

      8. Manasi Padhy  O-RAN Distributed Unit High (ODUHIGH)

      9. Luis Farias O-RAN Distributed Unit Low (ODULOW)

      10. Martin Skorupski Operations and Maintenance (OAM)

      11. Alex Stancu Simulations (SIM)

      12. Jackie Huang Infrastructure (INF)

      13. weichen ni Documentation (DOC)

      14. (TBD) O-RAN Radio Unit (ORU)
  10. New Agenda Items (New Business): New Items Submitted (+speaker) & Open Call to TOC For Additional Items

  11. Planning for Next Meeting
  12. Any Other Business (AOB)

  13. Meeting Summary (resolutions, new action items, etc.)


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12 Comments

  1. The "Zoom Meeting Recording" link under the "2019 05 01" Meeting minutes points to an O-RAN-SC charter PDF instead of the expected .MP4 file

    1. Ranny Haiby  I have updated the link to the correct link.  Thanks for catching!

  2. The "Zoom Meeting Recording" link under the "2019 0515" Meeting minutes points to 2019 0508 meeting recording.MP4 file.


  3. Jun Hyuk Song , I was unable to upload the May 15 recorded zoom meeting.  I opened a trouble ticket.  I'll keep you posted.

  4. I suggest creating one sub page per week to record meeting minutes to prevent scroll overflow of this page.

    1. Viswanath Kumar Skand Priya Yes, All archived minutes are on the side navigation.  This page is reserved for future meetings.

  5. July 3rd 7.2 recording is the same as June 26th.  Actually, Jinri explained meeting results with David & Inspur, and Xiaohua Zhang from Wind River confirmed the cooperation with Inspur on StarlingX. Jack concerned about the relationship between upstream and OSC, suggested Inspur to do work different from upstream in OSC. So it is better to revise it.

  6. gao xian , thank you for bringing the issue to my attention.  I have updated the video file.  The meeting has been archived.  2019 07 03.  Good luck!

  7. Farheen Cefalu

    A few comments on Aug. 7 meeting minute.


    1, throughout the whole minute, it should be "O-RAN" instead of "ORAN";

    2, In New business → POC and Spec investigation from EC discussion: it should be "MWC" instead of "NWC". There are 3 such occurrence. 

    3, In 5.d.3 regarding Ganesh and Alex's AP: it should be ODU instead of ODL;


  8. Farheen Cefalu


    One more comment regarding the Aug. 7 minute.


    On the last AP, the POC could be video, ppt, or live/static demo

  9. Farheen Cefalu


    The numbering of 0828's agenda looks not correct...

  10. the links of recording after the meeting 2020 08 05 are all point to a wrong file.