You can clone with
emacs files: remove from git and dist
We don't need them and I doubt many people used them. We also don't have
any configs for other editors and we wouldn't want that.
remove the CVSish $Id$ lines
fixed spell, removed reference to a 'tools' subdir in the curl dir, a…
don't have one
example showing how a .emacs using curl-style.el could look like, thanks
to Mats Lidell for awesome elisp hacking!