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logical not condition in ibuffer config

From: Hikaru Ichijyo
Subject: logical not condition in ibuffer config
Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2018 15:17:52 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.2 (gnu/linux)

I've been setting up ibuffer to group my buffer listing into
categories.  I've encountered a situation where I may want to make an
exception to one of the rules.  This is my config:

--8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
      (quote (("Default"
               ("IRC" (mode . erc-mode))
               ("Web" (mode . w3m-mode))
               ("Mail & News" (or
                        (mode . message-mode)
                        (mode . mail-mode)
                        (mode . gnus-group-mode)
                        (mode . gnus-summary-mode)
                        (mode . gnus-article-mode)))
               ("Dired" (mode . dired-mode))
               ("Text" (mode . text-mode))
               ("HTML/CSS" (or
                        (mode . html-mode)
                        (mode . css-mode)))
               ("Config" (or
                        (mode . conf-space-mode)
                        (mode . conf-unix-mode)
                        (mode . conf-xdefaults-mode)))
               ("Shell" (mode . shell-script-mode))
               ("Perl" (mode . perl-mode))
               ("Lisp & Emacs" (or
                        (mode . emacs-lisp-mode)
                        (mode . bookmark-bmenu-mode)
                        (name . "^\\*Packages\\*$")))
               ("Docs" (or
                        (name . "^\\*info\\*$")
                        (name . "^\\*Man "))))))
--8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---

I am finding that the "Lisp & Emacs" group catches my bbdb buffer,
because it is in Emacs-Lisp mode, but I would rather this went to
Default, since I rarely edit it directly.

So, I want to use a 'not' condition in these rules, to say, "Put
anything in 'Lisp & Emacs' that's in emacs-lisp-mode,
bookmark-bmenu-mode, or is named '*Packages*', except for buffers named

The problem is, I'm not really sure how I can use "or" operators here to
begin with, aside from seeing that they work, having based this config
on common configurations I've seen in other people's ~/.emacs files.
This whole section seems to define an alist.  How does it get executed?
When I try to use "and" or "not", it doesn't work, but for some reason,
"or" does work.  Something more is going on here beyond just an alist
definition.  I am still learning Emacs Lisp, obviously.

Is there a way I can use other operators like "not" and "and" in this
ibuffer setup?  It would be useful for cases where you want a rule exception.

He that would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from
oppression; for if he violates this duty, he establishes a precedent
that will reach to himself.
                                        --Thomas Paine

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