Author madison.may
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Date 2014-04-11.18:05:51
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Naming a file `io.py` in the root directory of a project causes the following error on 2.7: 

    AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'BufferedIOBase'

Similar issues arise on 3.x., although the error message is a bit more useful:

    Fatal Python error: Py_Initialize: can't initialize sys standard streams
    AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'OpenWrapper'

At the very least we should ensure that the error message is a bit more straightforward and clear, as I imagine its not all that uncommon to cause this kind of conflict.
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