why cURL is allowed to use crypto's disallowed during FIPS mode?

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cURL application while "working" in FIPS mode. It seems that the disallowed hashes continue to work while in FIPS mode. For example: because the MD5 algorithm is disallowed in FIPS mode, the following command runs even though it should ideally return an error:

curl --cipher rsa_rc4_128_md5 https://example.com


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