Comment length too short?

Nextcloud version: 27.1.5
Operating system and version: Ubuntu 18.04
Apache or nginx version : 2.4.29
PHP version: 8.1.18

The issue you are facing:

I am currently saving a bunch of videos and use comments to describe what is happening inside the video. This later allows me to search for phrases inside all comments, which lead me straight to the correct video. Sometimes NC gives an error when trying so save the comment, because it uses too many characters.

Is this something that can be changed? Years ago, the limit used to be hardcoded.
Or alternatively, is there a different practice to store text-based descriptions of videos in a way that a search will get me to the right video?

I found a feature request where they mention a limit of 1000 charcters:

I don’t know of an app or something. You could imagine adding comment in a textfile with the same name like the video file and add the comments there. Then you need an automated search to search through all these textfiles. Or have one large central textfile …

Having a python/bash script doing this on a command line, shouldn’t be very difficult. An integrated version into a dedicated Nextcloud app, that’s probably more work.

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