The popularity rating of mail_safe explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 27513 watchers and 11047 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 79740609 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for mail_safe over at myronmarston/mail_safe has got 147 watchers and 12 forks, resulting in a Github score of 0.30 Now, the gem mail_safe has got 264386 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for mail_safe
0.30 watchers & forks * 100% = 0.25%
100.00 top score
264386 total downloads * 100% = 0.33%
79740609 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 100 Rubyists use mail_safe

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