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The type xsd:anyAtomicType is a generic type that encompasses all atomic types, both primitive and derived, including xsd:untypedAtomic. No values ever actually have the type xsd:anyAtomicType; they always have a more specific type. As such, it does not have a corresponding constructor.

However, this type name can be used as a placeholder for all other atomic types in XQuery and XSLT 2.0 function signatures and sequence types. For example, the distinct-values function signature specifies that its argument is xs:anyAtomicType. This means that any atomic value of any type can be passed to this function.

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Schema Document: builtintypes.xsd

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