You can clone with
HTTPS or Subversion.
In some cases it would be useful to have a build without ember_asserts and other debugging code but that is unminified for easier handling.
Oh hey, just FYI I've got a rake-pipeline version of ember-data that works just like for ember.js: https://github.com/xdissent/data/tree/rake-pipeline
@wagenet we use the same build as in ember.js now, I think you can close it