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Something I really miss from the MSN Messenger era was how conversations would be separate self-contained windows.

Over the last several years there's been a push towards mobile-first design, which has meant everything now takes place inside a single app window, even on desktop.

I'd love to be able to pop out individual DMs in Discord into their own minimal windows, so I can focus on the conversation and not have the giant sidebar taking up space and attention.

@luna I miss that too, so much... Some business platforms like Teams and Skype for Business allow you to pop chats out but having this in private messaging apps is not the norm anymore... Messenger apps were great at that though.. and it's super handy!

@luna they even have a pop-out view for video calls already! like, it couldn't be that hard, right? heck, the in-game overlay is even kinda similar, letting you separate a chat from your server/channel list and pinning it over your game

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