Originally Posted by Kurgan
It really comes down to two questions... does it matter to you that the novels, comics, cartoons, games or whatever material you are consuming is considered part of the "official timeline of Star Wars" or not? And the question of does it matter to you whether or not this other material conflicts with the "reality" presented by the films or not. If neither of those matter to you, then what objection would you have to the EU being restarted?
Neither of those matter to me, but I would still object to the EU being restarted. If they restarted the EU, they couldn't (well, maybe they could, but they probably wouldn't) continue to build off existing continuity, which is a loss I would miss.