If the upstream changelog file is HTML formatted, a text version should also be accessible as "changelog.gz". (This can be created by "lynx -dump -nolist")
For more information please consult:
- Changelog files and release notes (Section 12.7) in the Debian Policy Manual
The tag is present in Lintian version
That is the most recent version we know about.
We use semantic versions.
The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the
release tag in our Git
You can find the detection logic for this version at commit 3410a22. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check debian/changelog.