The popularity rating of Backup explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 20812 watchers and 7365 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 46371855 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for Backup over at meskyanichi/backup has got 2909 watchers and 326 forks, resulting in a Github score of 7.94 Now, the gem backup has got 250049 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for Backup
7.94 watchers & forks * 100% = 7.88%
100.00 top score
250049 total downloads * 100% = 0.54%
46371855 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 20 Rubyists use Backup

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