The tag is present in Lintian version 2.114.30. 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 1bc5241. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check nmu.
A team upload (uploading a package from the same team without adding oneself as maintainer or uploader) is a maintainer upload: it should not get a NMU revision number. Team uploads are recognized by the string "team upload" on the first line of the changelog file.