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I think they need to change the word "limit". This is what "limit" means:

    [root@li321-238 tmp]# dd if=/dev/zero of=./filesystem bs=1M count=128
    [root@li321-238 tmp]# mkfs.ext2 filesystem 
    [root@li321-238 tmp]# mount -o loop filesystem myfilesystem
    [root@li321-238 tmp]# dd if=/dev/zero of=myfilesystem/im_too_large bs=1M count=129
    dd: writing `myfilesystem/im_too_large': No space left on device
that is, a "limit" means, the program stops, complains. It's "limited".

A program that continues along without issue, only changing its behavior in some unannounced (documented or not) way, is not "limited". It's free as a bird.

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