The popularity rating of meta_search explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 25446 watchers and 9999 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 68429831 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for meta_search over at ernie/meta_search has got 871 watchers and 122 forks, resulting in a Github score of 2.72 Now, the gem meta_search has got 1606807 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for meta_search
2.72 watchers & forks * 100% = 1.96%
100.00 top score
1606807 total downloads * 100% = 2.35%
68429831 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 33 Rubyists use meta_search

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