java – JAXB Namespace Order – Education Career Blog

Is it possible to control the order of namespaces in documents generated via JAXB? I know, it is not relevant to XML standards, but somehow we need to generate namespace declarations in specific order?
For example, currently we have generated

<rootelement a="http://www.example.com/xom" b="http://www.example.com/crops">
..
</rootelement>

But I need:

<rootelement b="http://www.example.com/crops" a="http://www.example.com/xom">
..
</rootelement>

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JAXB does not directly supports that, but you can marshal your object to ContentHandler, XMLStreamWriter or XMLEventWriter and take care of the namespace and attribute ordering in there.

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