XQuery Data Types
SQL Server 2012 supports the data types defined in the XQuery Data Model (XDM). The supported data types are listed with their definitions in Table B-1. The diagram in Figure B-1 is a quick reference showing the relationships between the XDM data types.
Table B-1. XQuery Data Types
|xs:anySimpleType||This is the base type for all simple built-in types.|
|xs:anyType||This is the base type for xs:anySimpleType and complex built-in types.|
|xs:date||This type represents a Gregorian calendar–based date value exactly one day in length, represented in the format ...|