The popularity rating of Compass 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 Compass over at chriseppstein/compass has got 5403 watchers and 1002 forks, resulting in a Github score of 16.86 Now, the gem compass has got 16427399 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for Compass
16.86 watchers & forks * 100% = 11.14%
99.99 top score
16427399 total downloads * 100% = 14.76%
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 7 Rubyists use Compass

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