Dear SMW and (partly) Halo users,


First of all, sorry for the cross posting J. The results of the survey which was conducted in Feb/Mar 2008 by ontoprise concerning usage scenarios for SMW and the Halo extension are now available on


We would like to thank all participants for their precious time and their interest!



The next release of the halo extension will be available on SourceForge on April 7th, 2008. Another release is planned for mid of September. Some of the main improvements and extensions to the new release were implemented due to your feedback in the survey. The most important ones will be:


Please find more detailed information on



Thanks again for your participation. You are always welcome to provide your feedback or any other inquiry to

Cheers and Happy Easter!


Markus Nitsche