[Tutor] problem importing class

Danny Yoo dyoo at hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu
Thu Oct 26 18:37:27 CEST 2006

Hi Shawn,

It looks like people have identified the problem, that your site.py module 
isn't being found because it conflicts with something from Python's 
Standard Library.

This isn't the first time this kind of problem has hit people.  This 
problem is well known and is the subject of a Python Enhancement Proposal 
(PEP 328).  If you're using Python 2.5, you can use a new feature called 
'absolute_import' to avoid the import problem.  See:


for more details.

In the meantime, if you can't depend on using Python 2.5 yet, just rename 
your site.py module to something else to avoid the collision between 
Python's own site.py module and your own.

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