The popularity rating of mail_view explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 25467 watchers and 10010 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 68482279 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for mail_view over at 37signals/mail_view has got 1188 watchers and 113 forks, resulting in a Github score of 3.06 Now, the gem mail_view has got 345747 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for mail_view
3.06 watchers & forks * 100% = 2.32%
100.00 top score
345747 total downloads * 100% = 0.50%
68482279 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 mail_view

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