The popularity rating of log4r 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 105354524 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for log4r over at colbygk/log4r has got 205 watchers and 69 forks, resulting in a Github score of 0.59 Now, the gem log4r has got 5601550 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for log4r
0.59 watchers & forks * 100% = 0.59%
99.99 top score
5601550 total downloads * 100% = 5.32%
105354524 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 log4r

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