Mena and Ben from Moveable Type have written a good guide about TrackBacks. One of the main purposes of Trackbacks is using them as remote comments. For this reason I think that on the default MT templates, there should only be a single comments template that combines both regular comments and Trackbacks. This is how things are done at MetaFilter. The way most blogs have it (including Gothamist) is to have one link for Comments and another for Trackbacks, which seems to be an overly complex solution. Six Log: A Beginner's Guide to TrackBack