I find it amusing that the OP encouraged me to ask another question, accuses me of going on a crusade and then opens this question campaigning against the question he suggested I ask. Sure seems like a crusade to me.
Reason for asking
The link between ET and Star Wars relies primarily on out of universe knowledge and assumptions held by us, the audience. I would have no problem accepting ET as a member of the species seen in Star Wars, except for one very important reason: Star Wars is firmly seen as fiction in ET.
Because of this, that breaks any tenuous connection establishing the universes, unless there is further evidence in Star Wars indicating that the aliens are the same. At the moment it seems like a homage and nothing more.
With all the EU works, Clone Wars, video games and such, it does not seem unreasonable to ask if the ET aliens have appeared in other SW works, which give further evidence that they are in fact the same species.
Not a duplicate
The reason the question is not a duplicate is simple.
The other question links the universes based on various sources and out of universe knowledge.
It is obvious that the ET like aliens in Star Wars are meant to resemble ET because we know that Lucas included them as favor to Speilberg.
I am asking if the ET like aliens in Star Wars are ever referred to as Brodo Asogi or Children of green planet. They may well be, in Clone Wars or EU works.
Asking a question specifically about the ET like aliens, asking for more details, is not a duplicate.
My question does not rely on ET at all, I am only asking for more information on the aliens in Star Wars using only Star Wars sources.
For that reason alone, it is not a duplicate.
I could ask this same question without mentioning ET, asking for further evidence from only SW sources and it would amount to the same question. Neither question would be a duplicate of asking if ET and SW share a universe.
The question is so far unanswered.
The other answer which uses out of universe knowledge and non SW sources does not answer my question.
When we are identifying species in sci-fi works it is important to have more than the upper body of individuals seen from a distance to positively identify that species.
When it look like a cat, meow like a cat and it's the size of a Cat,
we could safely assume it's a cat without a DNA analysis.
A Minbari from a distance could be confused with a human, but are clearly not human. To go with the analogy, we have seen that the aliens in ET look at least partially like a cat. We have not seen if they are the same size as a cat or that they meow like a cat.
In the real world, there are species that have been mistakenly identified as cats until further investigation was done, so it's not a great analogy.
Obviously with our out of universe knowledge we know it is a homage and what is being implied. That doesn't make the link in universe though.
I don't see why it is a problem to ask for more info on the aliens seen in SW from SW only sources. As I said, with the sheer amount of works in the SW universe it is not unlikely that those aliens are featured in a way that would reveal more information about them.
What your doubts seem to be is a legal equivalent of: "yes, I know
that the defendant's face looks 100% like one on the VCR tabe
depicting the crime, I know that his name matches the name spoken by
the accomplice and overheard by witnesses, and I know that he was
previously overheard to be planning a similar crime. BUT, since there
is no DNA evidence, I will assume that the crime was commted by evil
doppelganger and vote to acquit".
Facial identification is not relevant to a discussion regarding species. There exist aliens that look very similar but are not the same species in many sci-fi works. Kryptonians, Minbari, Askajian. It isn't enough to say that the species seen in SW is the same species as ET, when we haven't seem them in whole, not going by in universe evidence.
Is it pedantic? Not when asking for an in universe explanation.
Why should it stay closed?
What I don't understand is the hostility towards this question. Yes, I disagree with the accepted answer on the linked question, but a lot of us here (I know I am) are geeks for details about stuff like this.
Part of the problem with the question is that the answers ignored the question, giving out of universe evidence when I requested an in universe explanation.
The question has 5 upvotes and was already reopened once. Also note my accepted answer here stating that Indiana Jones and Star Wars do not share a universe because ET and Star Wars do not share the same universe.
While it may be a contentious question, if it is not a duplicate and not against the FAQ why should it stay closed?
Asking if the ET like aliens have ever been seen in full or named is not a duplicate. The answer to that question would not even work against or contradict the answer in the other question, which is surely the measure of questions being a duplicate.
If the questions are going to result in different answers, how are they duplicates?