The popularity rating of octokit 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 105156322 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for octokit over at pengwynn/octokit has got 512 watchers and 127 forks, resulting in a Github score of 2.40 Now, the gem octokit has got 2795682 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for octokit
2.40 watchers & forks * 100% = 1.23%
99.99 top score
2795682 total downloads * 100% = 2.66%
105156322 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 octokit

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