Are Call Options on a Bond the same as a CDS?

Are Call Options on a Bond the same as a CDS? After all, mortgage payments are basically fixed income payments, except that in the former, principal is also paid and not just interest.
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2.7182818284590...
2.7182818284590... wrote
Nope.
That doesnt make any sense. They arent necessarily even fixed payments.
What former ?
Thats just plain wrong with some mortgages.
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Rod Speed

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