Annotation Type XmlIsSetNullPolicy

  • @Target({FIELD,METHOD})
    public @interface XmlIsSetNullPolicy
    Purpose: Provide a means of using annotations to customise the handling of null values and their xml representation.

    This annotation provides the user with a mechanism to customise the way that EclipseLink handles the reading and writing of null values. This version of NullPolicy makes use of an isSet method to differentiate between values that were explicitly set to null vs values which are null due to being unset. In this case the marshal behaviour specified by the nullRepresentationForXml will only be used if the property was set. A set is only performed during unmarshal if an element was present in the document. The following values can be specified:

    • xsiNilRepresentsNull - This indicates that during unmarshal, an element with an xsi:nil="true" attribute specified should be unmarshaled as "null" into the object.
    • emptyNodeRepresentsNull - This indicates that during unmarshal, an empty node "<element/>" should be unmarshalled to as null in the object model.
    • nullRepresentationForXml - Determines how a null value in the object model is written out to XML.
    • isSetMethodName - The name of the isSet method on the object owning this property. This will be invoked to determine if a value of null was set or unset.
    • isSetMethodParameters - A list of any parameter values and their types to be passed into the isSet method when invoked at runtime.
    See Also:
    XmlNullPolicy, XmlMarshalNullRepresentation, XmlParameter
    • Element Detail

      • isSetMethodName

        java.lang.String isSetMethodName
      • xsiNilRepresentsNull

        boolean xsiNilRepresentsNull
      • emptyNodeRepresentsNull

        boolean emptyNodeRepresentsNull
      • nullRepresentationForXml

        XmlMarshalNullRepresentation nullRepresentationForXml