The sentence with the contributing guidelines link now has hints that provides users with more information about what they can find in the 'contribute.md' file.
: A task-oriented user now knows what to expect if they click on the contributing guidelines link and doesn't need to explore in order to complete their task. Also, this solution allows a technology-motivated user to purposefully explore a piece of software by knowing where potential paths lead.
Adding hints to create a clear path can also help users with: comprehensive information processing style, risk aversion
Evidence: This redesign was validated in a user study (to appear).