version in VCS is newer than in repository, is it time to upload?

package:
elkcode
severity:
normal
created:
2017-12-03
last updated:
2019-04-24

vcswatch reports that this package seems to have a new changelog entry (version 5.4.24-3, distribution UNRELEASED) and new commits in its VCS. You should consider whether it's time to make an upload.

Here are the relevant commit messages:
commit 2bf979098854b90b99cd2a95633913cb935018d3
Author: Michael Banck <mbanck@debian.org>
Date:   Thu Jan 10 15:19:51 2019 +0100

    Setting distribution to unreleased