The popularity rating of Rcov explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 29624 watchers and 12028 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 93203079 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for Rcov over at relevance/rcov has got 389 watchers and 63 forks, resulting in a Github score of 0.98 Now, the gem rcov has got 1494377 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for Rcov
0.98 watchers & forks * 100% = 0.78%
100.00 top score
1494377 total downloads * 100% = 1.60%
93203079 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 Rcov

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