The popularity rating of Liquid explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 29581 watchers and 12005 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 92759135 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 4092 watchers and 551 forks, resulting in a Github score of 7.63 Now, the gem liquid has got 2187411 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for Liquid
7.63 watchers & forks * 100% = 7.63%
100.00 top score
2187411 total downloads * 100% = 2.36%
92759135 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 20 Rubyists use Liquid

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