So is there any prospect of getting tracking fixed? None of the four options seem acceptable to me.
You will be notified of every new reply in this topic, and a count of new replies will be shown.
A count of new replies will be shown for this topic. You will be notified if someone mentions your @name or replies to you.
You will be notified if someone mentions your @name or replies to you.
You will never be notified of anything about this topic, and it will not appear in latest.
My default preference would be to see the new post count, have it appear in latest, get @name notices BUT not to be spammed with notices every time someone replies.