The JAX-RS 2.1 spec references to changes to JSON-B support
(JSR-367, recently voted at JCP): .
AFAIU, JSON-B builds on top of JSON-P 1.1 (JSR-374, also recently
approved at JCP), which is the new version for old JSR-353. JSON-P 1.1
brings support for JSON Pointer (rfc6901), JSON Patch (rfc6902) and JSON
Merge Patch (rfc7386).
Jim already implemented support for JSON Patch, relying on .
We should also have a new provider for JSON-B, as explained in .
Fork jsr370 branch .