The popularity rating of RedCloth explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 30890 watchers and 12525 forks, resulting in a Github score of 99.99 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 111305426 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for RedCloth over at jgarber/redcloth has got 419 watchers and 86 forks, resulting in a Github score of 0.91 Now, the gem RedCloth has got 3920784 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for RedCloth
0.91 watchers & forks * 100% = 0.91%
99.99 top score
3920784 total downloads * 100% = 3.52%
111305426 top score
The average of those two values results in the score:


So, assuming everyone is using the most popular projects,
roughly one out of 33 Rubyists use RedCloth

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