IMO, AWB shouldn't make use of the configuration file at all. Better solution would be to make a MW API exposing the collation, if it is required.
Closing as invalid per Reedy, the numbers are correct, so there's no bug.
Apparently planned cleanup,, see T223602.
Well, I copied that URL from network tab, as it was requested by VisualEditor... Anyway, seems to work now.
Since it breaks all citations AFAICS, triaging as UBN.
Managed to reproduce, see screencast from jawiki
Could you be more specific, please? See https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/How_to_report_a_bug for advices.
Sat, Sep 14