version 6 from

```
Function rc4v6(dataString as string, keyString as string) As string
// highly optimized version of the RC4 algorithm written for Xojo 2014
// uses pointers and MemoryBlocks for speed
// written to follow the pseudo-code algorithm described here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rc4
#Pragma DisableBackgroundTasks
#Pragma DisableBoundsChecking
#Pragma NilObjectChecking False
#Pragma StackOverflowChecking False
Dim mbPlaintext as MemoryBlock = dataString // input data
dim Plaintext as Ptr = mbPlaintext // a pointer, used for speed
Dim mbCyphertext as New MemoryBlock(mbPlaintext.Size) // output data, same size as input
dim Cyphertext as Ptr = mbCyphertext // a pointer, used for speed
dim mbKey as MemoryBlock = keyString // the key, as a MemoryBlock
dim Key as Ptr = mbKey
dim keylength as integer = mbKey.size
// do the Key Scheduling Algorithm (KSA)
dim mbS as new MemoryBlock(256)
dim S as Ptr = mbS // a pointer, used for speed
// first, fill it with Identity (0-255)
for i as integer = 0 to 255
S.byte(i) = i
next
// now, do the KSA
dim i,j as integer
for i = 0 to 255
j = (j + S.byte(i) + Key.byte(i mod keylength) ) mod 256
// swap values of S[i] and S[j]
dim tmp as Byte = S.byte(j)
S.byte(j) = S.byte(i)
S.byte(i) = tmp
next
// now, do the encoding
i = 0
j = 0
dim U as integer = mbPlaintext.Size-1 // iterate from 0...U
for x as integer = 0 to U
i= (i + 1 ) mod 256
j = (j + S.byte(i) ) mod 256
// swap values of S[i] and S[j]
dim tmp as Byte = S.byte(j)
S.byte(j) = S.byte(i)
S.byte(i) = tmp
// K is the keystream value which is XORed with the Plaintext to make the Cyphertext
dim K as Byte = S.byte( (S.byte(i) + S.byte(j)) mod 256)
Cyphertext.byte(x) = Plaintext.byte(x) XOR K
next
return mbCyphertext
End Function
```