Re: General order 24, were Kir kand Scotty bluffing?
You're under the assumption that every craft is going to understand what a code seven-ten is. Plus, there could be times where someone is simply forced to go into the system due to damage or some other emergency.
It was idiotic not to have exceptions built into the treaty for non-combatants.
"...the most elementary and valuable statement in science, the beginning of wisdom, is I do not know." - Lt. Commander Data, "Where Silence Has Lease"