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25  
26  package javax.management;
27  
28  
29  /**
30   * To be implemented by a any class acting as a notification filter.
31   * It allows a registered notification listener to filter the notifications of interest.
32   *
33   * @since 1.5
34   */
35  public interface NotificationFilter extends java.io.Serializable {
36  
37      /**
38       * Invoked before sending the specified notification to the listener.
39       *
40       * @param notification The notification to be sent.
41       * @return <CODE>true</CODE> if the notification has to be sent to the listener, <CODE>false</CODE> otherwise.
42       */
43      public boolean isNotificationEnabled(Notification notification);
44  }