The popularity rating of Hpricot 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 Hpricot over at hpricot/hpricot has got 487 watchers and 103 forks, resulting in a Github score of 1.21 Now, the gem hpricot has got 4257502 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for Hpricot
1.21 watchers & forks * 100% = 1.21%
100.00 top score
4257502 total downloads * 100% = 5.28%
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 25 Rubyists use Hpricot

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