The popularity rating of Amazon-ec2 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 Amazon-ec2 over at grempe/amazon-ec2 has got 435 watchers and 116 forks, resulting in a Github score of 1.09 Now, the gem amazon-ec2 has got 679308 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for Amazon-ec2
1.09 watchers & forks * 100% = 1.09%
99.99 top score
679308 total downloads * 100% = 0.61%
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 100 Rubyists use Amazon-ec2

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