Handling primary sources in TEI XML

46. And finally

A <msDesc> can contain a nested <msDesc>, <msPart>, catering for a combination of two MSS, formerly distinct.

<msDesc xml:id="ex5xml:lang="en">  <msIdentifier>   <msName xml:lang="la">Codex Suprasliensis</msName>  </msIdentifier>  <msPart>   <altIdentifier type="partial">    <settlement>Ljubljana</settlement>    <repository>Narodna in univerzitetna knjiznica</repository>    <idno>MS Kopitar 2</idno>    <note>Contains ff. 10 to 42 only</note>   </altIdentifier>  </msPart>  <msPart>   <altIdentifier type="partial">    <settlement>Warszawa</settlement>    <repository>Biblioteka Narodowa</repository>    <idno>BO 3.201</idno>   </altIdentifier>  </msPart>  <msPart>   <altIdentifier type="partial">    <settlement>Sankt-Peterburg</settlement>    <repository>Rossiiskaia natsional'naia biblioteka</repository>    <idno>Q.p.I.72</idno>   </altIdentifier>  </msPart> </msDesc>

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