• Born date: 1967-02-28
  • Born in: n.a.
Andrew Tridgell

Andrew "Tridge" Tridgell (born 28 February 1967) is an Australian computer programmer best known as the author of and contributor to the Samba file server, and co-inventor of the rsync algorithm.He is known for his analysis of complex proprietary protocols and algorithms, to allow compatible free and open source software implementations.