Michael Collinson "Mike"
GNS Placenames to OSM Conversion Script(offline version, Perl, 0.5 API)
Country Bounds - a list of 249 countries and dependencies with rectangular bounding and centre lat/lon coordates. Generated by taking the maximum and minimum values for each country from the US government GNS Placenames database.
PGS Coastline to OSM Conversion Script (offline version, Perl, 0.4 API - OUT OF DATE)