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Can I define more than 2 XMLRootElement

Tim Lim
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I am new to web service. I am using JAX-WS and I am encountering problems regarding the cyclic references.

I have read the way to avoid this cyclic references problem is to define XMLRootElement and XML Transient using this link.

I am thinking if it is possible to define 2 XMLRootElement in this scenario.

Department has a one to many relationship bidirectional to Employee
I define XMLRootElement in Department and XML Transisent in Employee.

However, if I want to get the Employee.Department, then I was thinking if I can do this
Defining XMLRootElement in Employee and XMLTransient in Department.

In another words, the reason why I would need to define 2 XMLRootElement is because I want to use the get method using different class (i.e if I want to get department, I would call getDept(), if I want to use get employee, I would use getEmployee().)
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