Wave feels like some crazy crossbreed of Docs, Gmail, and IM, but I overall I find that refreshing more than troubling.

Debating the power of Google’s Wave.

CNET Editor Rafe Needleman and Senior Writer Stephen Shankland debate the Google Wave product. Their assessment is that there are some rough edges, and some questions it raises about information overload, but overall the preview is a solid start to a new idea.