The popularity rating of Puma explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 25868 watchers and 10242 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 70500124 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for Puma over at puma/puma has got 3363 watchers and 395 forks, resulting in a Github score of 6.93 Now, the gem puma has got 2983108 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for Puma
6.93 watchers & forks * 100% = 6.93%
100.00 top score
2983108 total downloads * 100% = 4.23%
70500124 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 16 Rubyists use Puma

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