What doesn't yet work:
Unzip / ungzip / untar of the modules
Moving them into the correct place
For some reason I got the impression that this was finally working but I'm not sure why.
using shellista I'm able to manually unzip and untar the modules, however I'm not sure how to get them bundled and installed properly after that.
I'm sure I did this a year or so ago, but my memory fails me.
For future releases I would Strongly vote in favor of some pip type install being built into pythonista.