The popularity rating of Rsolr 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 Rsolr over at mwmitchell/rsolr has got 259 watchers and 80 forks, resulting in a Github score of 1.29 Now, the gem rsolr has got 2020314 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for Rsolr
1.29 watchers & forks * 100% = 0.70%
99.99 top score
2020314 total downloads * 100% = 1.92%
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 Rsolr

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