Does Oracle have the ability to do a massive unload
of data to a delimited ascii file like it does with the sqlldr tool for loading. I know I can do an export but I need the format
to be in ascii or del ascii so I can load it into another DBMS
and using select * will take forever with gigabyte tables
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