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RE: Is xdt:anyAtomicType itself atomic?

From: Michael Rys <mrys@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Nov 2004 17:05:43 -0800
Message-ID: <BAE415CEAA831548800F68C44E905AF5DD2F33@RED-MSG-60.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Paul J. Lucas" <plucas@bea.com>, <public-qt-comments@w3.org>

Xdt:anyAtomicType is the abstract atomic type and thus should be
considered atomic in a general case (function signatures and implied
atomization), but is special (no cast) since it is abstract.

Best regards
Michael

> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-qt-comments-request@w3.org [mailto:public-qt-comments-
> request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Paul J. Lucas
> Sent: Tuesday, November 09, 2004 3:32 PM
> To: public-qt-comments@w3.org
> Subject: Is xdt:anyAtomicType itself atomic?
> 
> 
> 	My understanding is that xdt:anyAtomicType type is defined as
> 	the union of all atomic types and that atomic types are only
> 	those such as xs:integer, xs:string, etc.
> 
> 	It would therefore seem to be the case that xdt:anyAtomicType
> 	itself is not "atomic."
> 
> 	This makes perfect sense to me, but it is correct?  Or should
> 	xdt:anyAtomicType itslef also be considered atomic?
> 
> 	- Paul
> 
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