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Score download option "MusicXML" creates uncompressed xml file w. extension ".mxl"

I realized today that, when I download a file from another user and select Music XML as download option, I don't get the compressed file but the uncompressed XML, but the file still has the extension ".mxl".  The difference is obvious from the file size, too.
I remember that in the past, when using this download format, I got a compressed musicxml file which I could open without problems in MuseScore 2.3.2. The last time I did this was on Jan. 5 this year, so I'm not sure when this was actually changed.
Now, when I download using "MusicXML" option and I try to open the downloaded mxl  file in Musescore 2.3.2, I get an error message:   
"Kann Datei  [my file name].mxl nicht lesen: ungeeignetes Format"
(Can't open [my file name].mxl: unsuitable format )
And the details say there was an error when reading Container.xml in line 1, column 1: unexpected end of file.  

After I found out that I could see the xml when opening the downloaded file in Internet Explorer or text editor (which wasn't possible in the past), I tried and renamed the downloaded files' extensions from ".mxl" into ".xml", or ".musicxml",  and both could be opened.

I just wonder why this was changed, because the compressed xml is so much smaller. Wouldn't it be possible at least to offer both the compressed and the uncompressed version?  
I posted this here because it seems to be a download issue on the website.

- Update: When I download an older score with the MusicXML option, I get the compressed xml. Does it make a difference when the file was stored online?

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Why have a score for Bodhrán?

There is debate in the Bodhrán community, as to whether the playing should be written down or not. No Bodhrán player I know plays a tune the same way twice, and it is very much playing with the feel of the music.

Having said that, when I first started Bodhrán drumming I found it useful to have a guide as to what to do, so adding Bodhrán to MuseScore may help beginners. Also it would be useful to have the drumming added to a Tin Whistle score, for example, which gives a feel for what the two instruments will sound together.

However if you are dead set against Bodhrán notation, then I understand :-)

MuseScore and Iphone 5SE - bug with the loop function

Using MuseScore 2.1.9 on my Iphone 5SE : Playing a long score file  attached but also included in the 5 scores of "my score", I try to  create a loop. All is OK when it concerns the first part of the score  but if the loop start near the end of the score it is impossible to  create the loop ; the starting point became the last point.
I think it is a bug, pleace check this event.

Scores to check or to improve

Hello everyone, I start this topic because many times I found myself in the situation to download scores already present in the archive of Musescore and realize that they had errors in copying or input modalities that made the result unsuitable in case it should serve, as in my case for work. So I decided to post here the links to the scores that seem dubious and in case I find the related versions in pdf. I Start with the intemezzo for vl and piano by Schumann of fae sonata present at this link :
https://musescore.com/user/126936/scores/136411
Here the pdf version I found:
https://imslp.org/wiki/F-A-E_Sonata_(Various)
There is someone that can help me to verify if at least the piano part is correct?
Mostly at the end I have the impression something is missing and something is not correctly copied.
Thanks in advance