aristotle - 4:02 pm on May 21, 2010 (gmt 0) [edited by: tedster at 7:40 pm (utc) on May 22, 2010]
While accurate meta descriptions can improve clickthrough, they won't impact your ranking within search results.
That statement is mis-worded.
If clickthrough is incorporated into the algo, and if good meta-descriptions can improve clickthrough, then good meta-descriptions can indirectly improve rankings.
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[edited by: tedster at 7:40 pm (utc) on May 22, 2010]