[xquery-talk] Tales of the unexpected version III - Atomization

David Carlisle davidc at nag.co.uk
Wed Jan 8 08:47:56 PST 2014

On 08/01/2014 16:39, Ihe Onwuka wrote:
> and that referenced from section 2.4.2 where?
> or was I supposed to have sussed that from seeing
> *
> Constructor expressions for various kinds of nodes
> if I was....I guess it's my bad.

That perhaps but more to the point it says in the first line

> Atomization is applied to a value when the value is used in a context
> in which a sequence of atomic values is required.

and the content of an element constructor is (fairly obviously I would
have thought) _not_ a context where a sequence of atomic values is required.


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