The popularity rating of girl_friday explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 27628 watchers and 11097 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 80681154 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for girl_friday over at mperham/girl_friday has got 568 watchers and 29 forks, resulting in a Github score of 1.10 Now, the gem girl_friday has got 1012450 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for girl_friday
1.10 watchers & forks * 100% = 0.86%
100.00 top score
1012450 total downloads * 100% = 1.25%
80681154 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 50 Rubyists use girl_friday

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