You can clone with
HTTPS or Subversion.
also the JS files
You're right. However, most browsers don't seem to care if you descend further than the document root. Which browser does this cause problems with?
Fix resource paths for canjs
I noticed it in Chrome Version 23.0.1271.101 on Mac OS X 10.7.5
FYI - I just completed the first iteration of a reference implementation of CanJS 1.1.3 and Slim (REST API)
Really nice work @thinkadoo!