Extract OSF GUIDs and Waterbutler IDs from various types of inputs. Valid
looking IDs are returned as
A character vector with class
There are 2 types of identifiers you'll encounter on OSF. The first is the globally unique identifier, or GUID, that OSF assigns to every entity. A valid OSF GUID consists of 5 alphanumeric characters. The second type of identifier is specific to files stored on OSF. All file operations on OSF are handled via Waterbutler. A valid Waterbutler ID consists of 24 alphanumeric characters.