The popularity rating of Hpricot 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 Hpricot over at hpricot/hpricot has got 493 watchers and 104 forks, resulting in a Github score of 1.08 Now, the gem hpricot has got 4861615 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for Hpricot
1.08 watchers & forks * 100% = 1.08%
99.99 top score
4861615 total downloads * 100% = 4.37%
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 33 Rubyists use Hpricot

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