28.1 google configure


A free Google key is available from the Google Maps Portal allowing some number of free transactions. After obtaining the key you can run the configure command which will prompt for the key. The key will be saved to file to reduce the need for repeated authentication requests.

The first time you will be asked to enter the key:

ml configure google
Private information is required to access this service.
See the README for more details.

Please paste your Google Maps key: *************************

That information has been saved into the file:


If the file containing the key already exists, you will be given a chance to display or edit the file, or else to load the key from the file:

$ ml configure google
The following file has been found and is assumed to
contain the private information.


Use this private information ('d' to display, 'n' to update) [Y/d/n]? 

The default response is Y (i.e., yes) but if you’d like to have a look at the key first then use d (i.e., display). To enter new information select n (i.e., respond no to loading the current private information).

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