The popularity rating of S3 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 111305426 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for S3 over at qoobaa/s3 has got 223 watchers and 91 forks, resulting in a Github score of 0.73 Now, the gem s3 has got 1134019 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for S3
0.73 watchers & forks * 100% = 0.73%
99.99 top score
1134019 total downloads * 100% = 1.02%
111305426 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 100 Rubyists use S3

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