All reports of debian-news-entry-uses-asterisk for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:
The latest entry in NEWS.Debian appears to use asterisks to present changes in a bulleted list, similar to the normal changelog syntax. The Debian Developer's Reference recommends using regular paragraphs in NEWS.Debian rather than a bulleted list.
Refer to Debian Developer's Reference section 6.3.4 (Supplementing changelogs with
NEWS.Debianfiles) for details.
Severity: wishlist, Certainty: possible
Check: changelog-file, Type: binary
Evolution of the debian-news-entry-uses-asterisk Lintian tag over the past 366 days:
Emitted (non-overridden): 859, overridden: 3, total: 862
The package names link to the relevant maintainer page and the corresponding report for the source package. The links go to the full maintainer report page, which includes info and experimental tags and overridden tags, rather than the default page that shows only errors and warnings.