The popularity rating of Hominid explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 25062 watchers and 9780 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 66212537 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for Hominid over at terra-firma/hominid has got 356 watchers and 43 forks, resulting in a Github score of Now, the gem hominid has got 339378 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for Hominid
watchers & forks * 100% = 0.77%
100.00 top score
339378 total downloads * 100% = 0.51%
66212537 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 Hominid

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