Webkit Developers Know Best?

In a web application that I am building I need to use a multiple selection <select> list. Because screen space is limited I decided I would set the size attribute to 2.

In the Chrome browser, the display produces 4 lines of text – not what I wanted at all.

After a bit of searching, it seems this the webkit developers have decided not to fix this “bug” because of usability issues.

This seems to me the height of arrogance. Who are they to decide that I don’t want only two entries in this case – this list itself is likely to be relatively small