Massively anal point: I just noticed that the stackoverflow logo image alt text is "logo homepage". The W3C WAI guidlines state that every non text element should contain a text equivilant. This isn't very specific but I would have thought that at least the word "stackoverflow" should appear in the alt text somewhere seeing as the image does contain that text. Maybe the alt text should be "stackoverflow logo"?
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I'm sighted, but for what it's worth, "stackoverflow logo" makes more sense to me than "logo homepage".
Is the word "homepage" there to indicate that clicking it goes to the homepage? I already expect that clicking on the logo will bring me back to the homepage, and I'd probably have developed the same expectation if blind so, if my reader tells me that the first link is "stackowverflow logo", I'd expect that clicking it would bring me to the stackoverflow page.
The fact that it's a logo is likely of very little interest to a non-sighted user. All they need to know is whatever information the image conveys. In effect, it's conveying the main heading of the site, which is not present in any text. Therefore,
@redtuna: I believe that the fact that there's a link wrapped around the logo, which links to the home page, should be communicated via the