The popularity rating of email_validator explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 25062 watchers and 9780 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 66212537 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for email_validator over at balexand/email_validator has got 241 watchers and 18 forks, resulting in a Github score of 0.46 Now, the gem email_validator has got 266967 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for email_validator
0.46 watchers & forks * 100% = 0.45%
100.00 top score
266967 total downloads * 100% = 0.40%
66212537 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 email_validator

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