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package com.google.gson;

/**
 * Defines the expected format for a [email protected] long} or [email protected] Long} type when its serialized.
 *
 * @since 1.3
 *
 * @author Inderjeet Singh
 * @author Joel Leitch
 */
public enum LongSerializationPolicy {
  /**
   * This is the "default" serialization policy that will output a [email protected] long} object as a JSON
   * number.  For example, assume an object has a long field named "f" then the serialized output
   * would be:
   * [email protected] {"f":123}}.
   */
  DEFAULT() {
    @Override public JsonElement serialize(Long value) {
      return new JsonPrimitive(value);
    }
  },
  
  /**
   * Serializes a long value as a quoted string.  For example, assume an object has a long field 
   * named "f" then the serialized output would be:
   * [email protected] {"f":"123"}}.
   */
  STRING() {
    @Override public JsonElement serialize(Long value) {
      return new JsonPrimitive(String.valueOf(value));
    }
  };
  
  /**
   * Serialize this [email protected] value} using this serialization policy.
   *
   * @param value the long value to be serialized into a [email protected] JsonElement}
   * @return the serialized version of [email protected] value}
   */
  public abstract JsonElement serialize(Long value);
}