Same Class Name

Hi Experts,

I have the WebSite, which contains the following class in the App_Code folder.
App_Code\Model\Attachment.cs
using System;
using System.Data;
using System.Configuration;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.Security;
using System.Web.UI;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts;
using System.Web.UI.HtmlControls;
using System.Web.Mail;

/// <summary>
/// Summary description for Web
/// </summary>
public class Attachment
{
    public Attachment()
	{
		//
		// TODO: Add constructor logic here
		//
	}

        // The implementation is omitted

}

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I need to employ methods in the System.Web.Mail.Attachment class in order to send mail.
Now I recognize that my Attachment class name conflict with System.Web.Mail.Attachment class.
If I create a Attachment class (used for my Database Model / Entity), is there any conflict / issues?
If yes, what is the common prefix for the Entity?
bbkevinAsked:
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EyalCommented:
Add Namespace to resolve issues if any
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käµfm³d 👽Commented:
Read my comment in another question as to why we use namespaces.
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NavneetSoftware EngineerCommented:
Hi!

Yes, Namespace is like a Unique Path  to Your Class.
Hence if you have two then there is Conflict, but natural.

So it has to be unique

Thanks!
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bbkevinAuthor Commented:
ASP.NET Web Site, not a Web Application
It is possible to add namespace?
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NavneetSoftware EngineerCommented:
Hi!

1) Namespace is common to .Net, Irrespective of  Project Type.
2) As I Say Namespace is unique
Hence  System.Web.Mail.Attachment here Attachment Class comes from System.Web.Mail Namespace
For you Just have Unique Namespace
MyApplication.Attachment .Mail

3) Common prefix for Entity is Model

Thanks!
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bbkevinAuthor Commented:
Thanks for help!
I used namespace to make my class unique.
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