Please can you explain whether this still applicable when you are using conditional phrasing. Instead of:
Je ne prétends pas que ce soit comme ça partout.
I don't claim it's like that everywhere
How would you say: I don't claim that it would be like that everywhere
Does that still use the subjunctive?
I would use the subjunctive in both cases because it connotes the possibility and uncertainty aspect quite well.
But it loses the conditionality and the sense that it's in the future. I think it's similar to the example in this thread where the native speakers chose the conditional instead:
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