The popularity rating of githubwatcher explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 29713 watchers and 12055 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 93593135 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for githubwatcher over at DAddYE/githubwatcher has got 85 watchers and 7 forks, resulting in a Github score of 0.17 Now, the gem githubwatcher has got 18778 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for githubwatcher
0.17 watchers & forks * 100% = 0.13%
100.00 top score
18778 total downloads * 100% = 0.02%
93593135 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 githubwatcher

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