001/**
002 * Logback: the reliable, generic, fast and flexible logging framework.
003 * Copyright (C) 1999-2015, QOS.ch. All rights reserved.
004 *
005 * This program and the accompanying materials are dual-licensed under
006 * either the terms of the Eclipse Public License v1.0 as published by
007 * the Eclipse Foundation
008 *
009 *   or (per the licensee's choosing)
010 *
011 * under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License version 2.1
012 * as published by the Free Software Foundation.
013 */
014package ch.qos.logback.core.spi;
015
016/**
017 *
018 * This enum represents the possible replies that a filtering component
019 * in logback can return. It is used by implementations of both 
020 * {@link ch.qos.logback.core.filter.Filter Filter} and
021 * ch.qos.logback.classic.turbo.TurboFilter abstract classes.
022 * 
023 * Based on the order that the FilterReply values are declared,
024 * FilterReply.ACCEPT.compareTo(FilterReply.DENY) will return 
025 * a positive value.
026 *
027 * @author Sébastien Pennec
028 */
029public enum FilterReply {
030    DENY, NEUTRAL, ACCEPT;
031}