should be one for all
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Good question... and the answer should be that the best speaker placement will serve either source well.
But all sources are not equal (as you may have found). Typically, the sound from vinyl will differ from CD mostly in the highs, where vinyl is more extended, but also in the bass (and even upper-mids to some extent).
For example, my ClearAudio Virtuoso cartridge portrays more information and extension in the high treble than my comparitively dark-sounding Rega Apollo CD player, so if I turn down the highs a bit for my vinyl it works out well.
I usually like to optimize for CD because it is typically more linear throughout the audio range than a turntable system, and because I listen to more CDs.
However, in my large-room system, which is the fullest-range, highest resolution and most dynamic system in the house, I employ an equalizer for subtle room EQ. It works quite well plus I can alter the EQ slightly for each source, and that way, enjoy the best presentation each source is capable of at the push of a button. It works out quite well for me.
With my latest additions of the ClearAudio Virtuoso Wood cartridge and the Cary CAD 120S tube amp I'm finding that my vinyl playback has gone to another level.