The popularity rating of Amazon-ec2 explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 25456 watchers and 10007 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 68462799 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for Amazon-ec2 over at grempe/amazon-ec2 has got 443 watchers and 109 forks, resulting in a Github score of 1.38 Now, the gem amazon-ec2 has got 598624 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for Amazon-ec2
1.38 watchers & forks * 100% = 1.31%
100.00 top score
598624 total downloads * 100% = 0.87%
68462799 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 50 Rubyists use Amazon-ec2

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