The popularity rating of Tagz 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 Tagz over at ahoward/tagz has got 27 watchers and 2 forks, resulting in a Github score of 0.04 Now, the gem tagz has got 57438 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for Tagz
0.04 watchers & forks * 100% = 0.04%
99.99 top score
57438 total downloads * 100% = 0.05%
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 Tagz

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