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What are disadvantage of Stub Area in OSPF?

Stub areas have many advantages, but can someone tell me what are their disadvantages?
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Stub Vs Totally Stub Areas ın OSPF

I am studying OSPF, and It seems to me that totally stub areas just saves the day. Why do we need stub areas? To be more clear, as I read, I understand that OSPF areas designed as star topology, so ...
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Must an ABR in a Not-So-Stubby-Area (NSSA) run two routing protocols like OSPF and BGP to import external AS routes?

My understanding: The NSSA can receive route information from the external AS but cannot receive external AS route info from internal areas so to perform this operation they must be running BGP and ...
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What is the purpose of EIGRP stubs?

I have a strong background in OSPF and am now learning EIGRP so everything I read gets compared to my existing knowledge of OSPF. Because of this, I don't see the purpose of EIGRP stubs. In OSPF, you ...