On Fri, 27 Dec 2013 18:59:00 +0600
Sergey Sharybin <sergey....@gmail.com> wrote:

> Quick question is, is it possible to use git:// protocol over
> SSL/TLS/other secure transport?

The Git protocol does not implement it itself but you can channel it
over a TLS tunnel (via stunnel for instance).  Unfortunately, this
means a specialized software and setup on both ends so if the question
was about a general client using stock Git then the answer is no, it's

> Or the recommended way to do secure anonymous checkout is to simply
> use https:// ?

Yes, but it will only be secure if you've managed to verify the
server's certificate and do trust its issuer (or a CA higher up the
cert's trust chain) -- people tend to confuse "encrypted" with
"secure" which is not at all the same thing.
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