The popularity rating of faraday explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 29665 watchers and 12037 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 93376921 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for faraday over at lostisland/faraday has got 2002 watchers and 277 forks, resulting in a Github score of 5.23 Now, the gem faraday has got 26166799 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for faraday
5.23 watchers & forks * 100% = 3.77%
100.00 top score
26166799 total downloads * 100% = 28.00%
93376921 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 6 Rubyists use faraday

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