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up vote 2 down vote accepted

And an actual question:

Why do people tell me not to use VLANs for security?

Reason: we haven't covered it yet, and it's a good question with some good answers.

Looks like @ScottPack has volunteered for this one. –  Rory Alsop Apr 17 '12 at 15:54

I vote we do a QotW on how great QotW is, covering our posting and decision making process and pushing an open call for authors, how you get to read great answers and how it looks all shiny on your or linkedin online profile.

This one will be QotW #25 - I have just started drafting it :-) –  Rory Alsop Apr 19 '12 at 16:45

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