The popularity rating of ruby-progressbar explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 25501 watchers and 10025 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 68678423 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for ruby-progressbar over at jfelchner/ruby-progressbar has got 729 watchers and 90 forks, resulting in a Github score of 1.56 Now, the gem ruby-progressbar has got 3969760 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for ruby-progressbar
1.56 watchers & forks * 100% = 1.56%
100.00 top score
3969760 total downloads * 100% = 5.76%
68678423 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 25 Rubyists use ruby-progressbar

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