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Note that the zipfile module does not include a dereference option, but tarfile does.

The following links to python examples show that users are writing zipfiles with symlinks, so it is possible to preserve them in a zip archive.

https://gist.github.com/kgn/610907
http://doeidoei.wordpress.com/2010/11/23/compressing-files-with-python-symlink-trouble/

Maybe the right start is to add a dereference option to zipfile module?
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