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017package org.apache.commons.collections4.functors;
018
019import java.io.Serializable;
020
021import org.apache.commons.collections4.Predicate;
022
023/**
024 * Predicate implementation that always returns true.
025 *
026 * @since 3.0
027 * @version $Id: TruePredicate.html 887892 2013-11-24 13:43:45Z tn $
028 */
029public final class TruePredicate<T> implements Predicate<T>, Serializable {
030
031    /** Serial version UID */
032    private static final long serialVersionUID = 3374767158756189740L;
033
034    /** Singleton predicate instance */
035    @SuppressWarnings("rawtypes")
036    public static final Predicate INSTANCE = new TruePredicate<Object>();
037
038    /**
039     * Factory returning the singleton instance.
040     *
041     * @param <T> the type that the predicate queries
042     * @return the singleton instance
043     * @since 3.1
044     */
045    @SuppressWarnings("unchecked")
046    public static <T> Predicate<T> truePredicate() {
047        return (Predicate<T>) INSTANCE;
048    }
049
050    /**
051     * Restricted constructor.
052     */
053    private TruePredicate() {
054        super();
055    }
056
057    /**
058     * Evaluates the predicate returning true always.
059     *
060     * @param object  the input object
061     * @return true always
062     */
063    public boolean evaluate(final T object) {
064        return true;
065    }
066
067    private Object readResolve() {
068        return INSTANCE;
069    }
070
071}