The approve and whitelist functionality in webmentions broke. It does need to be renamed, but the issue at the moment has to be traced through execution of both plugins to figure out why it is causing issues. Since some functionality is being moved from one plugin to the other, it is waiting on that. If you update a webmention it does work, but it isn’t triggering on initial creation.
I am eager to see custom comment types and statuses…I’ve been following those tickets since the beginning