license_by_id retrieves the metadata for a set of licenses
with particular license IDs.
the ID (or IDs! It's vectorised!) to retrieve metadata for.
IDs can be extracted from existing data with
arguments to pass to httr's GET.
a list of licenses and their metadata (themselves in the form of
lists) which can be provided to other functions such as
license_text, which can consume the results of this
extract_id, to retrieve the IDs, as well as
license_by_keyword for an alternate
way of looking up particular licenses.
# Get the GPL's metadata gpl_2_metadata <- license_by_id("GPL-2.0")