Issuing:
khalid@tammuz:~$ git clone  git://slashcode.git.sourceforge.net/gitroot/slashcode/slashcode

Results with:
Initialized empty Git repository in /home/khalid/slashcode/.git/
remote: Counting objects: 93881, done.
remote: Compressing objects: 100% (21517/21517), done.
remote: Total 93881 (delta 69417), reused 93881 (delta 69417)
Receiving objects: 100% (93881/93881), 14.93 MiB | 8934 KiB/s, done.
Resolving deltas: 100% (69417/69417), done.
warning: remote HEAD refers to nonexistent ref, unable to checkout.