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Improve documentation on setting extent and center (addresses #961) #962
Added paragraphs to sections on setting extent and center use of values that are exact binary numbers to avoid roundoff.
Addresses #961, which cannot be fixed in a perfect and general way: there is simply no general way in which we can avoid rounding errors here (at least not one that would be relatively straightforward to implement), and NEST needs to terminate if rounding errors would need to inconsistent placement of nodes in the Topology-internal data structures.
use of values that are exact binary numbers to avoid roundoff. Addresses #961, which cannot be fixed in a perfect and general way.
jessica-mitchell left a comment
Just a question for clarification, do the 'components' refer to the '2-element tuple of floats' mentioned in the preceding paragraph?