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Alex Combas wrote:
You see, Windows users know that Windows is a huge mess and don't
mind throwing everything into one big directory, where as in Linux
the users and packagers are quite picky and insist that everything be
packaged properly in its own neat little compartment.

Perhaps this is not what you meant, but metapackages have nothing to do with "throwing everything into one big directory". Rather, it's a mechanism for easily requiring/installing several packages at the same time. Ubuntu uses them extensively (so I've read) and Debian uses them also.