The popularity rating of Machinist 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 105578654 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for Machinist over at notahat/machinist has got 1133 watchers and 130 forks, resulting in a Github score of 1.91 Now, the gem machinist has got 816234 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for Machinist
1.91 watchers & forks * 100% = 1.91%
99.99 top score
816234 total downloads * 100% = 0.77%
105578654 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 50 Rubyists use Machinist

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