What are Debian devs smoking? I want some, yeah!

This is just too good even for the The Daily WTF

# aptitude install -R devscripts
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Reading extended state information... Done
Initializing package states... Done       
Reading task descriptions... Done  
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  devscripts 
The following packages are RECOMMENDED but will NOT be installed:
  at bsd-mailx bzr chimera2 conkeror cvs cvsnt dctrl-tools debian-keyring 
  debian-maintainers dillo dput dupload edbrowse elinks elinks-lite elvis 
  elvis-console epiphany-browser equivs galeon git-core heirloom-mailx 
  iceape-browser iceweasel kazehakase konqueror libauthen-sasl-perl 
  libcrypt-ssleay-perl libparse-debcontrol-perl libsoap-lite-perl 
  libterm-size-perl liburi-perl libwww-perl libyaml-syck-perl links links2 
  lintian lsb-release lynx-cur mailutils mercurial midori netrik netsurf 
  netsurf-gtk netsurf-linuxfb netsurf-sdl netsurf-vnc openssh-client 
  patchutils strace subversion svk tla unzip w3m wdiff xemacs21-mule 
  xemacs21-mule-canna-wnn xemacs21-nomule 
0 packages upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 593kB of archives. After unpacking 1745kB will be used.
Writing extended state information... Done
Get:1 http://ftp.us.debian.org sid/main devscripts 2.10.59 [593kB]

WTF?

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