The popularity rating of Acts-as-taggable-on explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 26251 watchers and 10423 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 72461383 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for Acts-as-taggable-on over at mbleigh/acts-as-taggable-on has got 3031 watchers and 700 forks, resulting in a Github score of 9.16 Now, the gem acts-as-taggable-on has got 2427524 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for Acts-as-taggable-on
9.16 watchers & forks * 100% = 8.34%
100.00 top score
2427524 total downloads * 100% = 3.35%
72461383 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 16 Rubyists use Acts-as-taggable-on

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