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Generate links locally in NWE (new wikitext editor) in trivial cases
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We round-trip to Parsoid to generate links as edge cases can require weird syntax, but if we can come up with a way to quickly filter for simple cases (i.e. [[text]]) we could do those locally.

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WikiEditor seems to think the only thing that needs escaping is two or more close square brackets, so this should be quite simple.

Change 550351 had a related patch set uploaded (by Esanders; owner: Esanders):
[mediawiki/extensions/VisualEditor@master] Generate internal links locally

Change 550351 merged by jenkins-bot:
[mediawiki/extensions/VisualEditor@master] Generate internal links locally

@Ryasmeen In new wikitext editor, closing the link inspector to insert an internal link should be instant, and should not display a popup with a progressbar while doing network requests.

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