But meanwhile, wheels don't solve everything. I don't want to repeat the whole second point from my previous email, but given that pip doesn't handle non-Python requirements, some of the most important packages on PyPI are still going to be out of reach for many people, and I don't know what the solution is. (Build a statically linked lxml? Include libxml2.dll in the wheel? Just give a better error message that includes a link to how to download it?)
I think the cryptography project has had good success recently switching to statically linking OpenSSL on Windows in the Wheels.
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