We support this request. This is a functionality inside Slack, so to motivate colleagues to move away from Slack to MS Teams this would be very helpful.
Would be interesting to see how yammer is positioned versus such an open channel ...
It is really a pity that this feature was not in the first release. The real use case especially related to project work is here.
This continues to be on our backlog due to prioritization of other work items. We will update when there is more to share.
The feature team is still digging into this item. No decision has been made yet.
Is there in the meantime an update about this @Warren ? We also have a request of team owners to have this capability.
Due to prioritization of other work-items this has been moved to the backlog. We will update when it is being actively worked on again.