It seems good for preventing an UTXO bloat by restricting max number of outputs of TX(or block) can have. Is there such a restriction? if there is, which part of source code should I read? If not, why not?
Note: What I am asking is not about block size limit or TX size limit, I know those and how those are (implicitly) limiting the number of total outputs in TX (or block), but I think this is kinda roundabout way which limits the number outputs only loosely. Why not more direct restriction?