Prevent serving .git via static files?

Having just run into this elsewhere, I'd like to suggest adding runes to the nginx configuration to prevent someone accidentally serving their .git directory should they use a Git checkout for static files. I found adding the following worked fine:

location ~ /\.git {
    deny all;

I hasten to add I haven't seen any actual evidence of a problem here, and I guess feasibly this might interfere with someone actually wanting to serve their git repo over HTTP. However, personally I think on balance it's a positive security measure.

Anyway, just a suggestion!

Nice idea! I'll add that as a note to the ticket for static files.