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Translate breaks new wikitext editor in a confusing way
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Description

Steps to reproduce:

  1. go to https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Template:Extension
  2. try to do a null edit with NWE

Outcome: Translation unit markers in unexpected position. Translation unit text: [[wikiapiary:Extension:{{{CheckUsageNameOverride|{{BASEPAGENAMEE}}}}}|Check usage and version matrix.]]

This is not only broken but broken in a very confusing way: it sounds like a genuine error (which has a fairly useless error message), so when it happens after a complex edit, users might waste a lot of time trying to figure out how translate markers were affected (when in reality they weren't).