open → closed
I'd actually say this is working as intended. Though the documentation on this isn't very good, the logic has always been that providing a custom placeholder class means that dimensions are not copied unless the placeholder ends up with no dimensions and
forcePlaceholderSize is set to
true. Since the placeholder has a defined height from the
li rule, that's what gets used.
While not ideal, you can add a class to all of the items and then put the height on that class: http://jsfiddle.net/UsdRn/8/
I think any change to this is likely to break existing uses, so I'm going to close as not a bug since the current behavior was actually intended. We'll likely reconsider pretty much every aspect of this during the rewrite.