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Re^3: Code Samples and Previous Employers
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Even then, there is always an "unwritten code" of conduct that one is expected to follow for *any* organization, it's part of what keeps an organization distinguishable and coherent over time.
It is easy to nitpick over what constitutes a "legal agreement" but common sense would seem to dictate it is a good idea to check before giving out any information that might not "belong" to you.