The popularity rating of Liquid 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 105274030 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for Liquid over at Shopify/liquid has got 4433 watchers and 576 forks, resulting in a Github score of 7.82 Now, the gem liquid has got 4112206 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for Liquid
7.82 watchers & forks * 100% = 7.82%
99.99 top score
4112206 total downloads * 100% = 3.91%
105274030 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 16 Rubyists use Liquid

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