Dideved - 4:25 pm on Apr 8, 2013 (gmt 0)
> Never use .* at the beginning or in the middle of a
If you're going to keep repeating this to everyone here, then it's probably best that you explain your reasons each time, because this suggestion is neither standard practice nor officially recommended.
It's a micro-optimization. And the prevailing wisdom among developers is that micro-optimizations are a waste of the developer's time and a bad reason to complicate our code.