The popularity rating of will_paginate explained

Github Repository Rubygem
The highest rated repository is rails/rails with 29713 watchers and 12055 forks, resulting in a Github score of 100.00 The highest rated Rubygem is rake with 93593135 total downloads
These are the references for the score, marking the popularity of 100%
Now, the repository for will_paginate over at mislav/will_paginate has got 4177 watchers and 655 forks, resulting in a Github score of 10.46 Now, the gem will_paginate has got 8465839 total downloads
Therefore, the relative popularity percentage can be calculated for will_paginate
10.46 watchers & forks * 100% = 8.28%
100.00 top score
8465839 total downloads * 100% = 9.04%
93593135 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 11 Rubyists use will_paginate

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