The popularity rating of Couchrest explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 29713 watchers and 12055 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 93593135 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for Couchrest over at couchrest/couchrest has got 426 watchers and 118 forks, resulting in a Github score of 1.42 Now, the gem couchrest has got 419449 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for Couchrest
1.42 watchers & forks * 100% = 1.13%
100.00 top score
419449 total downloads * 100% = 0.45%
93593135 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 Couchrest

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