The popularity rating of searchkick 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 searchkick over at ankane/searchkick has got 2745 watchers and 319 forks, resulting in a Github score of 4.64 Now, the gem searchkick has got 373708 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for searchkick
4.64 watchers & forks * 100% = 4.64%
99.99 top score
373708 total downloads * 100% = 0.34%
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 33 Rubyists use searchkick

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