can't send email

Bob roberto.pagliari at gmail.com
Tue Sep 7 22:29:22 CEST 2010


On Sep 7, 10:27 pm, Chris Rebert <ch... at rebertia.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 1:12 PM, Bob <roberto.pagli... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello.
> > I'm trying to send email using python 2.6.1 under snow leopard, but I
> > can't get it to work. I'm trying one of the many examples I found on
> > the web
> <snip>
> > The error I get is this
>
> > python email.py
> > Traceback (most recent call last):
> >  File "email.py", line 2, in <module>
> >    import smtplib
> >  File "/System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.6/lib/
> > python2.6/smtplib.py", line 46, in <module>
> >    import email.utils
> >  File "/Users/Bob/Code/email.py", line 5, in <module>
> >    from email.mime.text import MIMEText
> > ImportError: No module named mime.text
>
> > I'm using the native python version installed by apple, so I don't
> > know why email and email.utils and mime are not found. I checked on
> > the filesystem and they are present...
>
> Your /Users/Bob/Code/email.py file is shadowing the std lib "email"
> module. Rename your file to something else so that it no longer
> conflicts.
>
> Cheers,
> Chris
> --http://blog.rebertia.com

yes I just realized that... it works now!! thanks



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