The popularity rating of girl_friday explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 30890 watchers and 12525 forks, resulting in a Github score of 99.99 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 111305426 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 586 watchers and 25 forks, resulting in a Github score of 0.76 Now, the gem girl_friday has got 1113597 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for girl_friday
0.76 watchers & forks * 100% = 0.76%
99.99 top score
1113597 total downloads * 100% = 1.00%
111305426 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 girl_friday

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