The popularity rating of highline 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 highline over at JEG2/highline has got 639 watchers and 75 forks, resulting in a Github score of 1.22 Now, the gem highline has got 21797754 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for highline
1.22 watchers & forks * 100% = 1.22%
100.00 top score
21797754 total downloads * 100% = 27.02%
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 6 Rubyists use highline

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