Originally Posted by pandy71
I disagree - wavetable is a way how you use your sample hardware, not how you create samples - samples are usually or synthesized (mathematical modeling) or recorded (natural sources).
You can easily simulate for example granular synthesis by quick change between DMA start buffer and this have nothing to way how you fill your buffer.
As there is no difference between hardware sine implementation and software sine generation unless sine produced by both methods is exactly the same.
The wavetable contains chunks of data which are samples, how is it any different?