My fellow SDET Galex has started his own blog. If you're interested in the new XML functionality provided in SQL Server 2005 this is another great place to get some valuable information. Galex is our a resident expert on simple types (a feature which I briefly baby-sat after its original tester moved on to other responsibilities, until Galex joined the XML testing team and took full ownership of it). Galex has written this post on simple types in XQuery. Check it out!