mechanize is a Python module for static programmatic web browsing in
Python, after Andy Lester's Perl module WWW::Mechanize. With the Browser
subclass any url can be opened - not just http - and UserAgentBase
offers easy dynamic configuration of user-agent features like protocol,
cookie, redirection and robots.txt handling. Other functionalities
include easy HTML form filling using ClientForm interface, convenient
link parsing and following, browser history with .back() and .reload()
methods and automatic handling of HTTP-Equiv and Refresh.