# URLObject 2
`URLObject` is a utility class for manipulating URLs. The latest incarnation of
this library builds upon the ideas of its predecessor, but aims for a clearer
API, focusing on proper method names over operator overrides. It's also being
developed from the ground up in a test-driven manner, and has full Sphinx
URLObject is hosted on [PyPI](http://pypi.python.org/pypi/URLObject). Install
it using `pip`:
pip install URLObject
Check out the
ReadTheDocs to get started.
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This library uses [six], which is licensed as follows:
> Copyright (c) 2010-2012 Benjamin Peterson
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Many thanks go to [Aron Griffis](http://arongriffis.com/) for porting this
library to Python 3, and to [vmalloc](https://github.com/vmalloc) for work on
the comprehensive API documentation and Sphinx setup.