The popularity rating of Recaptcha 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 105105392 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for Recaptcha over at ambethia/recaptcha has got 1065 watchers and 226 forks, resulting in a Github score of 2.35 Now, the gem recaptcha has got 1367953 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for Recaptcha
2.35 watchers & forks * 100% = 2.35%
99.99 top score
1367953 total downloads * 100% = 1.30%
105105392 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 Recaptcha

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