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> Not really. xz is becoming a defacto standard under Linux (and perhaps
> other free Unices) while I guess it is marginal under Windows.
> We have other system-specific functionality, and nobody sees it as a bad
> thing.

That's because all system-specific functionality that we have really 
depends on system features which just can't be available elsewhere.
For all functionality that in principle works on all systems, it also
actually works on all systems for Python. In cases where stuff was
only available on Linux even though it could work on other systems,
people *did* see it as a bad thing.
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