Additionally: If they kept you on payroll for seven years, it would be difficult to explain why they did so while evaluating your performance badly.
Well, it's "left on bad terms" as opposed to "we fired him for being terrible." You could have a sparkling record, but if one day you go a little Fight Club in the boss's office then it's all for nothing, really.
And, will open source licenses ever finally get translated into languages besides English?"
(Zonker says that translation into 7 languages was done for openSUSE 11.1.)
Well, unless those seven languages are English, English, English, English, English, English and English, then I'd think it's safe to assume so.
"Right now I feel that I've got my feet on the ground as far as my head is concerned." -- Baseball pitcher Bo Belinsky