Why is the new MSN Search engine ignoring my blog?

The new MSN Search engine is simply ignoring my blog: http://search.msn.com/results.aspx?q=%22Florin+Lazar%22&FORM=QBHP Any other search engine will point the first hit to http://blogs.msdn.com/florinlazar but MSN Search seems to skip my page. I don’t know why… [Update April 18, 2005] Good news, MSN Search finally got to my blog today.


More about buying online

I spent 4 hours looking on the web for a camcorder. In reality most of this time I was reading reviews about resellers. Until I found this PC World article: Web buyer beware. And all the research ended.   Now I know why those websites sell products with hundreds of dollars below the retail price….


Buying online

I’m looking around to buy a camcorder. I know what I want: a Sony DCR-TRV22 Handycam Mini DV Digital Camcorder. But I’m not decided from where to buy it. I’m looking at http://shopping.com/xPC-JVC_DCR_TRV22_MiniDV_Handycam_ and I see the price range: $449.99 – $894.77 for buying it online. What I don’t understand is how a company can…


Hello World!

My name is Florin Lazar. I’m a member of XML Enterprise Services team at Microsoft. My main focus is making sure that our transaction services (MSDTC, System.Transactions etc) work as they should. Why blogging? Because I find it to be a great way to share my thoughts and perspective. I will NOT be the official company…



My blog is moving now from http://blogs.gotdotnet.com/florinl/ to http://weblogs.asp.net/florinlazar I will start migrating the existing posts to this new location.