I just thought that it might be a good time to figure out how all of this trackback stuff really works, and navigated to the movabletype web site - and bingo: I immediately found Six Log: A Beginner's Guide to TrackBack. Excellent explanation, and hopefully this will work the way I expect (after reconfiguring my weblog to enable trackback-related stuff by default).
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