The popularity rating of metriks explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 30890 watchers and 12525 forks, resulting in a Github score of 99.99 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 105105392 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for metriks over at eric/metriks has got 483 watchers and 50 forks, resulting in a Github score of 0.78 Now, the gem metriks has got 245538 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for metriks
0.78 watchers & forks * 100% = 0.78%
99.99 top score
245538 total downloads * 100% = 0.23%
105105392 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 metriks

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