The popularity rating of memcache-client explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 25062 watchers and 9780 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 66212537 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for memcache-client over at mperham/memcache-client has got 230 watchers and 44 forks, resulting in a Github score of 0.62 Now, the gem memcache-client has got 1801347 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for memcache-client
0.62 watchers & forks * 100% = 0.61%
100.00 top score
1801347 total downloads * 100% = 2.72%
66212537 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 memcache-client

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