If, Brad said, they were asked the right question. Most people, he claimed, would answer an emphatic "yes" to the following:

Do you want a seamless net, where you can move freely and easily from mail message to news message to web page to file download to multimedia graphic to headline menu to help screen to text editor to future application? Where all the things you can go to have the full power to do formatted display, menus, forms, buttons that cause things to happen and links to other things in a reliable, formalizable way? Where all the information is in a consistent format so all applications can handle it with ease. Where it is structured so all software knows what the parts are and what they mean, and can take advantage of it? Where a single index is possible (if desired)?