The popularity rating of thread_safe explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 25467 watchers and 10010 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 68508558 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for thread_safe over at headius/thread_safe has got 290 watchers and 23 forks, resulting in a Github score of 0.57 Now, the gem thread_safe has got 16516776 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for thread_safe
0.57 watchers & forks * 100% = 0.54%
100.00 top score
16516776 total downloads * 100% = 24.12%
68508558 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 7 Rubyists use thread_safe

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