The popularity rating of Hpricot explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 25413 watchers and 9985 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 68282627 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 105 forks, resulting in a Github score of 1.35 Now, the gem hpricot has got 3911821 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for Hpricot
1.35 watchers & forks * 100% = 1.35%
100.00 top score
3911821 total downloads * 100% = 5.73%
68282627 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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