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Speed: you want it to happen in the client so it's fast (and doesn't stress the servers). Think of the annoying "pauses" you sometimes get when pasting code into a CP textbox, and imagine typing with that going on...
You looking for sympathy?
You'll find it in the dictionary, between sympathomimetic and sympatric
(Page 1788, if it helps)
I always thought that's what the grammar pedants were here for. Now the OPs can get abuse direct from the website.
Kidding aside, it sounds like a worthy cause, however, will the spelling and grammar correction improve the content or the amount of effort put into a posting or article? Your fuel efficiency may fluctuate under different usage conditions.
The must be an off switch, and it must stay off. Spelling checkers are an abomination, and grammar checkers are worse. For every case where they find I've made an error, they come up with 100's of false positives to annoy me. While the grammar checker in Microsoft Word (for example) can be tailored, it takes too much work for far too little result. Bitch at me about dangling participles (bad habit1) and passive voice (bad habit2), and STFU.
I won't have an impudent piece of sh*t software telling me how to express myself.