The popularity rating of launchy explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 25435 watchers and 9994 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 68361101 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for launchy over at copiousfreetime/launchy has got 354 watchers and 33 forks, resulting in a Github score of 0.61 Now, the gem launchy has got 9407024 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for launchy
0.61 watchers & forks * 100% = 0.69%
100.00 top score
9407024 total downloads * 100% = 13.75%
68361101 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 12 Rubyists use launchy

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