Handle common directives that can occur in a block of text:
Directives can be escaped by preceding them with a backslash.
Any directive that is not built-in to RDoc (including those registered via plugins) will be stored in the metadata hash on the CodeObject the comment is attached to. See Directives at RDoc::Markup for the list of built-in directives.
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