Paying keen attention to package loading order, I wonder if
babel should be loaded before or after
fontspec. Neither manual carries information on the loading order.
Furthermore, there are contradictory views about this in this forum, even in answers by experts.
For instance, this question answered by egreg on July 2014 recommends to load
However, egreg seems to contradict himself in his answer on October 2014 to this question and suggests to load
I am sure this confusion is simply due to my lack of understanding of the details. What am I missing, and what should be the correct loading order?