endpoint for getting users.

check if a user exists



returns 200 OK if the user exists and 404 NOT FOUND if it doesn't.

get a user



returns the user if found. the user has to have a public profile enabled for it to be fetched through the api.

returned JSON body:

field type description
_id string id of the user
username string username of the user
avatarUrl string url of their avatar image
defaultLang string the default language
publicProfile bool if they have a public profile
supporterLength uint how long has the user been a supporter for, 0 if not a supporter
contributor bool if the user is a contributor to pastemyst