The popularity rating of sham explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 25485 watchers and 10022 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 68560124 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for sham over at panthomakos/sham has got 23 watchers and 0 forks, resulting in a Github score of 0.03 Now, the gem sham has got 47270 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for sham
0.03 watchers & forks * 100% = 0.03%
100.00 top score
47270 total downloads * 100% = 0.07%
68560124 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 sham

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