Sunspot

The popularity rating of Sunspot explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 20812 watchers and 7365 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 46328924 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for Sunspot over at sunspot/sunspot has got 1864 watchers and 621 forks, resulting in a Github score of 8.61 Now, the gem sunspot has got 719879 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for Sunspot
8.61 watchers & forks * 100% = 8.62%
100.00 top score
719879 total downloads * 100% = 1.55%
46328924 top score
The average of those two values results in the score:

5.09%

So, assuming everyone is using the most popular projects,
roughly one out of 16 Rubyists use Sunspot
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