The popularity rating of rugged explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 29590 watchers and 12012 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 92881913 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for rugged over at libgit2/rugged has got 1594 watchers and 205 forks, resulting in a Github score of 2.92 Now, the gem rugged has got 538097 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for rugged
2.92 watchers & forks * 100% = 2.92%
100.00 top score
538097 total downloads * 100% = 0.58%
92881913 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 rugged

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