You can clone with
HTTPS or Subversion.
This is disabled right here: https://github.com/nimbusproject/nimbus/blob/master/control/src/python/workspacecontrol/defaults/imageprocurement/propagate_https.py#L185
I don't see any reason we shouldn't allow this. Does anyone have any objections?
As discussed on Campfire, the solution to this will be:
This issue is fixed in c611a8f (and 2652487, sigh)