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9297Re: [XP] Monitors Face the Middle or Face the Wall?

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  • Marco Dorantes
    Aug 2, 2000
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      Yes, I think monitors face the middle is best, that way you don't get hurt
      by high-emissions from the monitors rear.

      Marco


      >From: Ron Jeffries <ronjeffries@...>
      >Reply-To: extremeprogramming@egroups.com
      >To: extremeprogramming@egroups.com
      >Subject: Re: [XP] Monitors Face the Middle or Face the Wall?
      >Date: Tue, 01 Aug 2000 15:41:13 -0400
      >
      >My strong opinion:
      >
      >Face the middle, it facilitates communication and back-to-the-wall protects
      >you from being stabbed in the back.
      >
      >R
      >
      >I could be Ron, of course. (*)
      >
      >* Thanks to Dave Thomas for this formulation.
      >
      >At 07:26 PM 8/1/2000 +0000, Kevin Lewis wrote:
      > >Some time ago there was a discussion about "Office Space Layout", and
      > >Ken Auer posted a diagram of his XP studio (which I appreciate
      > >greatly):
      > >
      > >http://www.egroups.com/message/extremeprogramming/7195
      > >
      > >I was looking at this, and I was thinking that I would rather have
      > >exactly the opposite layout: I'd like people to be facing the walls
      > >most of the time, but be able to turn around into the empty center of
      > >the room and talk to other people face-to-face. I think even
      > >computer
      > >monitors sit too high to allow people to be able to talk to each
      > >other
      > >effectively.
      > >
      > >I think this can be done and still leave plenty of white-board room.
      > >Maybe < half of the walls for stations, < half for white-boards (the
      > >rest for those pesky doors).
      > >
      > >What do you all think of Ken's layout v. what I just described? I'd
      > >appreciate opinions on this. We are about to start rearranging
      > >several areas, each with different kinds of furniture.
      > >
      > >Thanks.
      > >
      > >--
      > >Kevin Lewis
      > >Middle-Reliever
      > >Axys Solutions
      > >http://www.AxysSolutions.com/
      > >
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      >Ron Jeffries
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