You can clone with
HTTPS or Subversion.
Why would you want to make goutte.phar executable? I don't see the relation with the linked issue on composer either.
@fabpot because you declare it as a binary in the composer.json.
But the real question is why the phar is declared in the bin section of the composer package.
removed the phar from the bin section of the compoesr file (closes #65)