Indeed, our initial intent was to add an auto correcting behavior out-of-the-box for convenience, but it seems many developers expect the end user to be able to type an invalid date segment, and only a validation error to be triggered, as opposed to switching to a valid value automatically.
This is why we logged an enhancement item to our public GitHub repository that you can track here:
We will do our best to address this as soon as possible, and the GitHub thread will be updated accordingly.
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