Sorry, didn't see your reply before I sent mine, Elisa. :-)
In any case, you're absolutely right about this ticket being in
GitHub now, and I've commented there.
> Yes, this does appear to be something that Council's repair in 2013
> did not fully address. (By the way, the SourceForge tickets all
> migrated to GitHub, where I will reopen this one:
> https://github.com/TEIC/TEI/issues/1169 ).
> Indeed, in my own projects I use <back> to hold <listPerson>,
> <listPlace>, and other such lists, but had to implement a <div>
> wrapper only because <listBibl> alone among these wasn't permitted
> as a child of <back>. I'm happy to reopen this issue with Council,
> and I imagine we can quickly address the problem.