Open Source Initiative API Connector

A connector to the API maintained by the Open Source Initiative < https://api.opensource.org/licenses/>, which provides machine-readable metadata about a variety of open source software licenses.


Author: Oliver Keyes
License: MIT
Status: Stable

osi is a simple package to connect to the Open Source Initiative's API from R. It contains functions for:

  1. Retrieving metadata about open source licenses;
  2. Extracting values from said metadata;
  3. Retrieving the actual plaintext versions of licenses covered by the API.

For more information, see the accompanying vignette!

Please note that this project is released with a Contributor Code of Conduct. By participating in this project you agree to abide by its terms.

For the most recent version, on CRAN:

install.packages("osi")

For the development version:

library(devtools)
devtools::install_github("ironholds/osi")

Dependencies

  • R. Doy.
  • httr and its dependencies.

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install.packages("osi")

0.1.0 by Oliver Keyes, a year ago


https://github.com/Ironholds/osi/


Report a bug at https://github.com/Ironholds/osi/issues


Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/osi


Authors: Oliver Keyes


Documentation:   PDF Manual  


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MIT + file LICENSE license


Depends on httr

Suggests testthat, knitr, rmarkdown


See at CRAN