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LM339: Data sheet error?

Part Number: LM339
Other Parts Discussed in Thread: LM2901V, LM239A, , LM139, LM139A, LM2901AV, LM239, LM2901,

The LM339 data sheet (SLCS006T) states (Section 8.3 Feature Description):
"The output NPN sinks current when the positive input voltage is higher than the negative input voltage and the offset voltage. "

Which is not typical of comparators and also disagrees with the description in

It also disagrees with the Electrical Characteristics:
IOL Low-level output current is typically 16mA when VID=–1V (IN+ with respect to IN-).

Am I reading something wrong?

LM139, LM239, LM339, LM139A, LM239A, LM339A, LM2901, LM2901AV, LM2901V