In the condition in which it was. See STATUS QUO.In stipnlationibus cnm quseritur quid actum sit verba contra stipulatorem interpretandasunt. In the construction of agreements words are interpreted against theperson using them. Thus, the construction of the stipulatio is against the stipulator, andthe construction of the promissio against the proniissor. Dig. 45, 1, 38, 18; Broom, Max. 500.In stipnlationibus, id tempus specta- tur quo contrabimus. In stipulations, the timewhen we contract is regarded. Dig. 50, 17, 144, 1.