Holonomic basis

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Are cartesian coordinates the only coordinates with a holonomic basis that's orthonormal everywhere?
 

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martinbn
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How do you define cartesian coordinates?
 
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WWGD
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How do you define cartesian coordinates?
I would assume rectangular coordinates with basis ##e_i = \delta _i^j##
 

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