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You are right, it does not include "inspiration" you get for crafting and deconstructing gear / Intricate gear.
As far as I can tell it never did, as you are not gaining "experience" when crafting / deconstructing but an "inspiration", meaning that you will never level-up a character by crafting / deconstructing gear.