The popularity rating of Mechanize explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 29560 watchers and 11999 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 92633412 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for Mechanize over at sparklemotion/mechanize has got 2850 watchers and 355 forks, resulting in a Github score of 5.17 Now, the gem mechanize has got 4277064 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for Mechanize
5.17 watchers & forks * 100% = 5.17%
100.00 top score
4277064 total downloads * 100% = 4.62%
92633412 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 Mechanize

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