Comment 16 for bug 592336

It should remain included in the base install, since aptitude has the value when things go wrong. If your system gets broken beyond just fixing a configuration file, when you loose your comfy graphical X-server, ... then aptitude's value is needed. And you (as a user for who fixing a broken system isn't trivial, or as the person who needs to fix it for someone else) can actually use it since it's already present.