All: after further review of the "extend JacksonJsonProvider" solution, I
found the answer that suited me, which was extending

On Fri, Mar 13, 2015 at 2:05 PM, Dave J <> wrote:

> Hello,
> After searching all over for info on this, I thought I would ask and see
> if anyone has tried this and possibly succeeded with it....
> I have a POJO I set up to be provided as XML or JSON depending on the
> user's request.
> Class looks something like this...
> @XmlRootElement(name="aaa")
> public class AAA {
> ....
> }
> As XML it comes back fine, with the outermost tags being <aaa>....</aaa>
> However, when I add the @JsonRootName(value="aaa") at the same spot, I
> don't end up with JSON along the lines of {"aaa": .... } or "aaa": {} --
> there is simply no mention of the intended "root element" and I end up with
> just { ... }
> I've seen a couple possibilities for dealing with this:
> - Jettison may deal with this annotation better than Jackson?
> - It is possible to extend JacksonJsonProvider, overriding the
> writeTo method, grab the mapper and set the SerializationFeature
>  WRAP_ROOT_VALUE -- tried this, didn't have any joy
> Maybe I should start with, is there some reason this doesn't work out of
> the box like many other annotations do? Or perhaps I'm just using it wrong?
> Thanks so much.
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