War can be declared before attacks are allowed

War declaration is an act of aggression and shouldn’t be possible before attacks are allowed.

Due to an unrelated timing bug, this leads to scenarios like below where a family loses the element of surprise.

The timing bug will need to be fixed as well, but it would have been a good failsafe if the rules for war declaration matched the rules for attacks.

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This has been fixed; when attempting to declare while a delay is active, the following message will be returned:

Also, a smaller related bug was fixed where intra-fam attacks also ignored the SoR delay.

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