I have moved the Conky repository from SVN to Git. There are several reasons why this is a good idea, and it's a trendy thing to do.
You can post patches on the sf.net tracker (which is probably a good way to ensure I don't forget about it). If you email patches to me there is a good chance I will forget about them. For the record, here is a link to the sourceforge tracker (for patches):
Oh, and about that repo, you can take a look at via gitweb at:
and to clone a copy of the repo for yourself, do:
git clone git://git.omp.am/conky.git