The popularity rating of em-http-request explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 29674 watchers and 12037 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 93420454 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for em-http-request over at igrigorik/em-http-request has got 947 watchers and 172 forks, resulting in a Github score of 2.54 Now, the gem em-http-request has got 2500730 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for em-http-request
2.54 watchers & forks * 100% = 2.01%
100.00 top score
2500730 total downloads * 100% = 2.68%
93420454 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 33 Rubyists use em-http-request

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