According to an SW.com forum poster, we have the following:
I don't read that stuff. I haven't read any of the novels. I don't know anything about that world. That's a different world than my world... We decided that, like Star Trek, we would have two universes: My universe and then this other one.
Yes, I think I'm going to enjoy owning that issue . . . if you'll forgive the double entendre.