> Why do you think using spaces is a quite rare use case?
based on the fact, that I've never heard someone needs it before (well, we have pretty large deployment and use groovy heavily, so I thought that most of the usecases are already covered by complains of my co-workers)
> I do not think there is an easy way to parse command line using regexp - it can be error-prone.
agree that it could be error-prone. Will look into CommandLine implementation and other possibilities (if I find any) over the weekend.