The popularity rating of paratrooper explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 27628 watchers and 11097 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 80681154 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for paratrooper over at mattpolito/paratrooper has got 104 watchers and 23 forks, resulting in a Github score of 0.26 Now, the gem paratrooper has got 30011 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for paratrooper
0.26 watchers & forks * 100% = 0.26%
100.00 top score
30011 total downloads * 100% = 0.04%
80681154 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 paratrooper

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