The popularity rating of Minitest explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 27558 watchers and 11061 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 80177326 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for Minitest over at seattlerb/minitest has got 1621 watchers and 292 forks, resulting in a Github score of 3.72 Now, the gem minitest has got 28657061 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for Minitest
3.72 watchers & forks * 100% = 3.72%
100.00 top score
28657061 total downloads * 100% = 35.68%
80177326 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 5 Rubyists use Minitest

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