Upcoming changes to Tracker plugin - Google Maps API Key requirements
Looks like Google Maps is going to require getting a key (and thus a Google Cloud Platform account) to utilize it. There is a free-tier pricing and most all of Dada Mail's Tracker plugin use will most likely never go above what the free tier allows. Still, pretty annoying.
I'll add support to add this key to the config of Dada Mail, but most likely, I'll also disable these map charts from being shown, unless the following are established:
- A valid Google Maps API Key
- Logging IP Address info
The second point is something I'll also have to re-enable in the app. Right now, all logged/saved IP Address information is heavily anonymized, making plotting data onto a map highly problematic/buggy. I do understand that there are valid use cases where it would be OK to log/save IP addresses, especially if you're granted the consent to do so. This would be another option that would stay disabled by default.
Justin J: Lead Dadaist.url: http://dadamailproject.com email: justin@PROTECTED twitter: @dadamail skype: leaddadaist
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