The popularity rating of faye explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 25485 watchers and 10022 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 68592087 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for faye over at faye/faye has got 3012 watchers and 256 forks, resulting in a Github score of 5.67 Now, the gem faye has got 429953 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for faye
5.67 watchers & forks * 100% = 5.67%
100.00 top score
429953 total downloads * 100% = 0.63%
68592087 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 25 Rubyists use faye

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