This is still under review, no decision has been made. But I will keep following up with the feature team and providing them your feedback.
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The mobile app has the ability to reply (quoting the text) or forward the message. The quoting ability is very useful in most cases - please have it implemented on the desktop version. Forwarding would be a useful bonus (for the reasons cited already - we're in an endemic and have to share info across channels/teams).