Yes, the statement there is inaccurate. I talk about this in this blog post (and complained about it in this ancient Connect item), where I implore people to use the
sys catalog views over
The warning really should state that the INFORMATION_SCHEMA views are incomplete; the wording above implies that they might be incorrect, which in itself is incorrect.
In 2011, they said:
That particular wording has been in the topic since 2005. But, I see your point. We'll revist the wording and try to make it more clear.
Now that we can submit pull requests for suggested changes to the documentation, it might be time for someone to make them pay attention to it again. 13 years is long enough.