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 From:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Hello, question re VLAN, and wishlist
 Date:  Thu, 7 Jul 2005 12:57:35 -0400
On 7/7/05, cfactor <cfactor at usrsbin dot net> wrote:
> 
> First, a question regarding VLAN: I can't seem to find much docs on VLAN
> on m0n0's website.  I come from a Netscreen environment where the term
> VLAN and zone was used almost interchangeably(at least with our setup.)
> And we created firewall rules based on cross-zone/vlan traffic.  Well, it
> seems that m0n0wall doesn't use the term VLAN the same way

It's 802.1Q, sounds like Netscreen misuses the term VLAN.  
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vlan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IEEE_802.1Q
http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/cc/pd/wr2k/cpbn/tech/vlan_wp.htm

and if you're really brave:
http://standards.ieee.org/getieee802/download/802.1Q-2003.pdf

-Chris