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Compress::Zlib and IO::Filter will do compression/decompression but are not (as stefp points out) perl only modules and it looks to me like everything invloving zip or compress on cpan uses Compress::Zlib (PerlIO::gzip, MIME::Decoder::Gzip64, IO::Filter::gunzip, Archive::Zip)

here is the rfc on the gzip spec if you feel like writing a non Compress::Zlib module.
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In reply to Re: pure-perl gzip compression by thatguy
in thread pure-perl gzip compression by hackmare

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